Posted By: GregGraves 
Jul 1  # 1 of 1
  • 2 to 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound of shrimp, cleaned, shelled but leave tails on
  • 2 to 4 tbsp butter
  • 3 large cloves garlic, crushed [or 1 1/2 tsp prepared minced garlic]
  • 1 large shallot, minced fine
  • 1/4 tsp ground white pepper
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 to 4 ounces dry vermouth
  • dash of Worcestershire Sauce
  1. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick skillet. Add shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, until they turn pink, about 4 - 5 minutes.
  2. Add butter to the skillet. Then add the garlic, minced shallot, white pepper, lemon juice, and vermouth.
  3. Sautee for a minute or two, turning the shrimp over to season evenly.
  4. Add a dash or two of Worcestershire Sauce. Blend into the sauce in pan.
  5. Bring the pan over high heat, stir continuously for another minute until the sauce thickens.

Shrimp Scampi can be served as an appetizer or as a main dish. I like the shallot as it has a milder taste then onion. But use onion instead if that's all you have.