Rating: 2.97 stars
34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 3

Colossal shrimp are stuffed with breadcrumbs, garlic, paprika, and parsley in this elegant appetizer or entrée. This shrimp scampi is fashion designer Dennis Basso's traditional Christmas Eve dish. Try serving it with his River Salad.

The Martha Stewart Show, December 2009, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 5054

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Servings:
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Ingredients

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  • In a large, nonreactive bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, wine, garlic, parsley, and paprika; season with salt and pepper. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Cover and transfer to refrigerator. Let marinate for 30 minutes.

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  • Remove shrimp from marinade and transfer to a shallow baking dish. Transfer remaining marinade to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat; let cool slightly. Pour over shrimp.

  • Preheat broiler.

  • Spoon 1/2 teaspoon butter over each shrimp and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Broil until shrimp are opaque, 4 to 6 minutes. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.

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Reviews (3)

34 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
02/11/2010
How much do you reduce the marinade by?
Rating: Unrated
12/24/2009
The Verdit Is In: this is a great recipe! This is a very light (considering the butter) yet filling dinner that was perfect for a Christmas Eve dinner along with the recommended River Salad. Enjoy!!
Rating: Unrated
12/17/2009
Broil on high or low?
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