Thursday, April 23, 2009

Shrimp Scampi Bake

I have had this recipe in my "to try" file for some time now. Oh. My. Goodness!!! It is DELICIOUS!!! It tastes like I went out to eat somewhere! lol It was soooo good!!!!! I really must try to make more recipes from my "to try" file if they are going to be this good! I could be sitting on a gold mine of a dish and not even know it! lol


The Menu:
Shrimp Scampi Bake


The Original Recipe:
This came from Babycenter recipe board. I love their recipes!



Shrimp Scampi Bake

1 cup butter
2 T prepared Dijon-style mustard
1 T fresh lemon juice
1 T chopped garlic
1 T chopped fresh parsley
2 lb medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, with tails attached

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley.
When the butter melts completely, remove from heat.
Arrange shrimp in a shallow baking dish. Pour the butter mixture over the shrimp.
Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
6 servings





The Way I Made It My Own:
I made less than called for, and I added some yummy cheese!


Shrimp Scampi Bake

1/2 cup butter (I used Smart Balance)
1 Tbls. prepared Dijon-style mustard
1 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
1 lb medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, with tails attached
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
In a small glass dish combine the butter, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley; heat in microwave for 30 seconds, whisk to combine.
Arrange shrimp in a shallow pie plate. Pour the butter mixture over the shrimp.
Bake in preheated oven for 11 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque. Take out of oven and turn broiler on. Add Cheese to top of shrimp. Broil 1 minute until cheese is melted and a bit toasty.
6 servings

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