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Skillet Shrimp Scampi

Quick and Easy buttery, lemony, garlic rich shrimp.   
Course Main Course
Keyword Shrimp, Weeknight Favorites
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Ashley

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 LB raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon zest
  • Juice from 2 fresh lemons, divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 TBL butter
  • Chopped parsley and lemon rounds, for serving

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine shrimp, lemon zest, juice of 1 lemon, salt, pepper, and minced garlic. Allow shrimp to marinate for 15-20 minutes in the fridge. 
  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Oven safe skillet, heat over medium high heat. Once butter had melted, add juice of a lemon. Add the shrimp in one flat layer to skillet. 
  • Cook about one minute per side. Flip shrimp and move to oven for 7-8 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and top with chopped parsley and lemon rounds if desire. Serve immediately.