Simple Shrimp Scramble Recipe
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Simple Shrimp Scramble Recipe

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"My husband is a big fan of breakfast," says Patty Cloninger from Rochester, Washington. "When I was looking for something different to make I came up with this recipe. He raved over it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar or Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 370 calories, 27g fat (15g saturated fat), 547mg cholesterol, 758mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in shrimp. Remove to a bowl and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Add eggs; cook and stir until completely set. Stir in the shrimp mixture, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Simple Shrimp Scramble in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p14

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