Baked Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Baked Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Ah, the delightful symphony of flavors in Baked Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi. Picture succulent shrimp bathed in a velvety garlic butter sauce, their aroma swirling as they bake to perfection. This dish is a celebration of the sea, an exquisite blend of oceanic essence and rich, indulgent butteriness. With every bite, you’ll be transported to coastal evenings, where the scent of the brine mingles with the laughter of good company.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine the melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Arrange the shrimp in a single layer in the prepared baking dish.
  4. Pour the garlic butter mixture over the shrimp, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
  6. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the baked shrimp before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Savor the irresistible combination of garlic, butter, and shrimp with this simple yet exquisite Baked Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 190mg

Indulge in the charms of the ocean without leaving your kitchen. Baked Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi transforms your mealtime into a coastal dining experience. Imagine breaking open the tender shrimp, the buttery garlic essence captivating your senses. Whether it’s a cozy dinner for two or a gathering of friends, this dish elevates any occasion. So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a culinary journey that marries the freshness of the sea with the richness of butter, all baked to perfection.