Simple Shrimp Scampi

From America's Test Kitchen Season 2: Shrimp Classics

Why this recipe works:

The best shrimp scampi recipe would have to feature lightly cooked and moist shrimp, with the seasoning fresh and minimal and the surrounding liquid light, plentiful, natural tasting, and delicious. To get there, we quickly cooked the shrimp and garlic, to avoid tough shrimp and bitter garlic.… read more

The best shrimp scampi recipe would have to feature lightly cooked and moist shrimp, with the seasoning fresh and minimal and the surrounding liquid light, plentiful, natural tasting, and delicious. To get there, we quickly cooked the shrimp and garlic, to avoid tough shrimp and bitter garlic. Adding the lemon juice and parsley at the last possible minute allowed both ingredients to keep their sparkle.

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Serves 4

Cayenne pepper replaces ground black pepper in this recipe, but use it sparingly, only to give the faintest hint of spiciness.

Ingredients

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