Thursday, January 21, 2010

baked scampi 432

1 cup butter
2 tablespoons prepared dijon-style mustard
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 pounds medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, with tails attached

preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
in a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley. when the butter melts completely, remove from heat.
arrange shrimp in a shallow baking dish. pour the butter mixture over the shrimp.
at this point you can sprinkle on some panko breadcrmbs for a little crunch.
bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.

serve over pasta ...
and of course, pour yourself some wine.
it is amazing ! xo

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