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Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

When I was in second grade, my class put together a cookbook. I saw this recipe from one of my friends, and I thought my mom would like it. —Charlotte Roos, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked jasmine rice
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
  • 2. Thread shrimp onto six metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with rice; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer (calculated without rice) equals 118 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 meat, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Grilled Shrimp Scampi

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"I absolutely love shrimp and I try lots of recipes using shrimp. This recipe was easy-to-make and delicious. I read the other reviews and eliminated the salt also."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2013

"I made this yesterday for the 2nd time. It is absolutely delish. The only thing I would change is to either use less salt or eliminate it altogether. Great recipe!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"I liked this recipe a lot! I used smaller shrimp and a little less of it in order to save money. It was very good, but I definitely need to add a side dish if I go that route again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"This was great and came together so easily. Will definitely make again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 1, 2013

"Excellent! I was skeptical it would taste like scampi from the grill, but it does! Just the right amount of garlic. We loved it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"These were tasty although not spectacular by themselves. Next time, I'll add some crushed red pepper to the shrimp and serve with a pasta dish, on a salad, or as some sort of sandwich. Love the healthy protein shrimp offer!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

"Made this today for lunch. My husband scarfed them up in no time. He did leave a little for me. I used a NuWave oven to grill the shrimp and it did a wonderful job. I will make this recipe again very soon."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.