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Lemon Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra large wild shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons clarified butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley minced

Instructions

  1. Heat butter (or clarified butter) in cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for one minute.
  3. Add shrimp and cook in a single layer for 1 minute per side or until pink.
  4. Add the zest of one lemon, plus the juice of one lemon.
  5. Top with parsley.
  6. Serve over noodles, zoodles or by themselves. 

Recipe Notes

How to prepare raw shrimp:

  1. Peel the shrimp by starting underneath where their legs are attached. Peel off the shell and if you like, leave the last tail segment on for looks. This makes for a beautiful presentation.
  2. Devein by making a shallow slit down the middle of the back to expose the black vein.
  3. Lift out the black vein with the point of a paring knife and discard.
  4. Continue to do the same step with the underneath section of the shrimp to remove the black vein.
  5. Now your shrimp is ready to cook.