Simple Shrimp Scampi

From Shrimp Classics

Simple Shrimp Scampi

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 shrim...

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. Adding the lemon juice and parsley at the last possible minute allowed both ingredients to keep their sparkle.

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Shrimp ClassicsSeason 2, Ep. 206

Nothing is worse than tough, rubbery, or tasteless shrimp. The test kitchen gives a primer on shrimp, plus recommendations on the best kind of garlic press and our favorite brand dried pasta.