Shrimp Scampi

If you need extra garlic butter for pasta or for garlic bread, simply smash and mince 2-3 cloves of garlic and blend into 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter.

Scampi
4 servings as entree
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2 pounds fresh shrimp with tail shell intact
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/3 cup good white wine, whatever you're having for dinner is fine
1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano, finely chopped
Salt and pepper or House Seasoning, posted earlier
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Clean shrimp; remove shells but leave tail shell intact.

Heat butter and oil in frying pan. Add wine, using more if desired, parsley, basil, oregano, salt and pepper to taste. Heat thoroughly. Add shrimp and saute quickly until shrimp begin to take on color, 2 or 3 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice before serving. Serve over your favorite pasta. How easy is that.

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