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Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp Scampi

This Butter Garlic Shrimp Scampi will be your favorite way to eat shrimp - forever!
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Keyword: baked shrimp scampi, butter garlic shrimp scampi, shrimp scampi, shrimp scampi recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Author: Rachel Quenzer

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. of fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined You can leave the tails off or keep them on. You can also usually buy them peeled and deveined.
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 5 cloves of fresh garlic, mined You can also use 5 tsp. of a garlic puree
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese - divided
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Rinse the shrimp and lay them in the baking dish. Coat both sides with the olive oil.
  • Combine the melted butter, white wine, lemon juice, garlic and half of the parmesan cheese. Whisk well.
  • Pour the mixture over the shrimp.
  • Add salt and pepper and put in the oven for 8-10 minutes. You don't want to go longer than 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, top with remaining Parmesan cheese and the parsley.
  • Serve immediately with additional salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste.