Butterflied Shrimp Scampi

Tender, succulent shrimp pair with a creamy dip for an impressive and delicious appetizer.

Serves: 16Prep: 10 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large and 1 small clove garlic, grated and divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon peel, grated and divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon Kroger® Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon, chopped (or ½ tsp. dried tarragon)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Cut along fleshy outside curved part of each shrimp, to within 1" of tail, not cutting all the way through. Spread apart.
  • In medium bowl, mix olive oil, large clove garlic, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and pepper. Add shrimp and stir to coat completely. Place shrimp on large cookie sheet, cut sides down, spreading so shrimp stand up and tails curve over the shrimp.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, tarragon, small clove garlic and remaining lemon peel. Place shrimp on serving dish, sprinkle with parsley and serve with dipping sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large and 1 small clove garlic, grated and divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon peel, grated and divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon Kroger® Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon, chopped (or ½ tsp. dried tarragon)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Cut along fleshy outside curved part of each shrimp, to within 1" of tail, not cutting all the way through. Spread apart.
  • In medium bowl, mix olive oil, large clove garlic, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and pepper. Add shrimp and stir to coat completely. Place shrimp on large cookie sheet, cut sides down, spreading so shrimp stand up and tails curve over the shrimp.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, tarragon, small clove garlic and remaining lemon peel. Place shrimp on serving dish, sprinkle with parsley and serve with dipping sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium90mg
Total Carbohydrate0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein1g