Easy Scampi Sauce for Shrimp

Shrimp with Scampi Sauce
Shrimp with Scampi Sauce. Diana Rattray
  • 14 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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This easy-to-make warm sauce creates a delicious shrimp scampi. It takes minutes to make. Just heat, toss with shrimp, then serve the garlicky concoction over pasta or rice. This recipe makes enough for about 2 pounds of peeled and cooked shrimp.

What You'll Need

  • 6 tablespoons salted butter
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • dash Tabasco sauce
  • salt, to taste

How to Make It

1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. When the butter stops foaming add the garlic and continue cooking for 2 minutes. 

2. Stir in the parsley, lemon juice, a dash of Tabasco sauce, and salt, to taste. Heat through.

3. Toss with hot cooked shrimp and serve immediately.

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