Shrimp Scampi for the Feast of the Fishes

Shrimp Scampi for the Feast of the Fishes
Staff Writer

Photo Modified: Flickr/Amy Selleck

This quick and flavorful shrimp dish is a staple at contributor Joanna Fantozzi's Italian-American Christams celebration.

Photo Modified: Flickr/Amy Selleck

Ingredients

  • 1  Pound  extra large raw shrimp, peeled & deveined- tails on
  • 1  Cup  melted butter
  • cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4  Cup  chopped parsley
  • 1  Teaspoon  paprika
  • Dash of  red pepper flakes
  • 2/3  Cups  dry white wine
  • 1  Cup  flavored breadcrumbs

Directions

Mix together melted butter with all ingredients except Shrimp. Place shrimp in single layer in baking dish. Pour mix evenly over Shrimp.
Bake at 350 F degrees for 15-20 min or until bread crumbs are browned. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
144mg
48%
Carbohydrate, by difference
56g
43%
Protein
34g
74%
Vitamin A, RAE
92µg
13%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
144mg
14%
Choline, total
92mg
22%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
25µg
6%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
27mg
8%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Phosphorus, P
438mg
63%
Selenium, Se
34µg
62%
Sodium, Na
1780mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
123g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Shrimp Scampi Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Shrimp Scampi Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.