Sunday, October 18, 2009

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi
Posted on Annie's Eats

1 lb. large shrimp in the shell
1-1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. dry white wine
kosher salt and black pepper
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
4 tsp. minced garlic (about 4 cloves)
2 Tbsp. minced shallots
1-1/2 tsp. minced fresh parsley
1/2 tsp. minced fresh rosemare leaves
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1 Tbsp. freshley squeezed lemon juice
1/2 large egg yolk, lightly beaten
1/3 cup panko
lemon wedges, for serving

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.  Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails on.  Place the shrimp in a mixing bowland toss gently with the olive oil, wine,  1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.  Allow to sit at room temperature while you make the butter and garlic mixture. 

In a small bowl, mash the softened butter with the garlic, shallots, parsley, rosemary, red pepper flakes, lemon zest, lemon juice, egg yolk, panko, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of black pepper until combined.

Starting from teh cent of an oval or round baking dish, arrange the shrimp in a single layer in the dish.  Pour the remaining marinade over the shrimp.  Spread the butter mixture evenly over the shrimp.  Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until hot and bubbly.  Place under the broiler for 1 additional minute to brown the top.  Serve with lemon wedges.

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