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baked shrimp scampi in a baking dish
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Baked Shrimp Scampi

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WW Freestyle: 5
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Garlic Butter CRISPY Baked Shrimp Scampi topped with crunchy and buttery parmesan crumbs. The easiest way to cook shrimp in just 15 minutes!
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, American
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 274

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled, deveined (tails on or off)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup melted butter, divided (use about 5 tablespoons solid butter)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup pork panko crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika, or more, to taste
  • fresh chopped parsley, for garnish
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Arrange shrimp in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper.
  • Melt butter, then whisk in lemon juice, minced garlic and minced parsley; pour half of the garlic butter mixture over shrimp and stir the shrimp around until well combined. Arrange shrimp in a single layer inside the baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine the remaining melted butter, pork panko crumbs, parmesan cheese, and paprika; mix well.
  • Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the shrimp.
  • Bake in the oven for 12 minutes, or until bubbly.
  • Set oven settings to BROIL and cook for another minute or two, or until the top is golden and crispy.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Garnish baked shrimp with chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 5
NET CARBS: 1g
Nutrition Facts
Baked Shrimp Scampi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 413mg138%
Sodium 1358mg57%
Potassium 147mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 546IU11%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 274mg27%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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