Under 30 Minutes

Broiled Shrimp Scampi

This is a great way to cook with less oil. A broiler heats from the top, so you need very little oil to prevent food from sticking to the cooking surface.

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  • Servings: 4
Broiled Shrimp Scampi

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on, patted dry
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Lemon wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat broiler with rack set 4 inches from heat. Place shrimp on a large broilerproof rimmed baking sheet.

  2. Sprinkle with oil and garlic, and season generously with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Arrange shrimp in a single layer.

  3. Broil until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice and parsley; toss to combine. Serve immediately; garnish with lemon wedges.

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