This shrimp scampi is fashion designer Dennis Basso's traditional Christmas Eve dish. Try serving it with his River Salad.



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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.

  • 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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How much do you reduce the marinade by?
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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!!
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Broil on high or low?