Try this very simple preparation of traditional shrimp scampi that's enhanced with crab. Don't feel limited to adding crab specifically; bay scallops and lobster also work well.

Recipe by Coastal Living April 2012

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Credit: Peter Frank Edwards

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, and cook 2 minutes on each side. Transfer shrimp to a plate.

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  • Add white wine to skillet, stirring with a wooden spoon to loosen any bits stuck to bottom of pan. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half. Add reserved shrimp and crab claws to skillet. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  • Remove pan from heat, and stir in butter, 1 piece at a time. Stir in parsley and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Source

Cool Inside: Hank's Seafood Restaurant by Frank McMahon and Melissa Bigner (Wyrick & Company, 2012).

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