Shrimp Scampi

posted by Joy 05-24-98 7:26 AM

Shrimp Scampi

3/4 c butter
1/3 c olive oil
2/3 c chopped onions
1 1/2 T minced garlic
3-4 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
pinch cayenne pepper
2 lbs large shrimp, shelled and deveined
1/3 c minced parsley

Preheat broiler to 550.

Heat olive oil and butter together in large broilerproof pan. Add onions and garlic and slowly cook them for about 5 minutes, until softened but not browned. Stir in lemon juice, cayenne and shrimp. Continue stirring until shrimp are coated with butter mixture. Broil shrimp for about 5 minutes, basting once or twice. Add salt if necessary.

Just before serving, stir in parsley. Serve over linguine with plenty of French bread to sop up the juices.

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