by Karin Calloway
Shrimp scampi is a classic in which plump shrimp are sautéed in garlic butter. I’ve updated the recipe to add flavor and flair. Here, the shrimp are marinated in olive oil, the zest and juice of a lemon and a lime along with some fresh garlic. The shrimp are skewered and grilled, then are tossed with a flavorful Scampi Butter.mThe shrimp can be peeled or unpeeled before marinating. Just be sure to have plenty of napkins on hand if you choose to serve them unpeeled.
Preheat grill. Skewer the shrimp and grill for 3-5 minutes on one side, turn and grill on the other side for 3-5 minutes, depending on the size of the shrimp. Remove from grill and brush with the Scampi butter. Serve remaining butter on the side. (Note: These shrimp are very messy and require lots of paper towels or napkins. For a less messy version, peel the shrimp before marinating and grilling.)
Makes 8-10 servings.
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