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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi


Recipe for Shrimp Scampi


2 pounds shrimp 8 tablespoons butter 4 large cloves garlic 4 tablespoons dry vermouth 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, or dried 2 teaspoons flour Dash of lemon juice (1/2 of a lemon) 1 pound linguine (or your favorite pasta of choice) Salt and pepper to taste


1. Cook linguine according to package directions (al dente).
2. Rinse, peel, and de-vein the shrimp in cold water. Dry on paper towels.
3. Sauté garlic and parsley in butter and oil for 1 to 2 minutes.
4. DO NOT let the garlic turn brown.
5. Add the vermouth, then shrimp.
6. Raise heat to medium-high and cook for 3 to 5 minutes stirring frequently.
7. Do not overcook. Season with salt and pepper.
8. Add flour to slightly thicken the garlic butter.
9. Add the lemon juice during the last minute of cooking.
10. Remove from the heat. Serve immediately. Serves 4 to 6.

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