A shrimp may be diminutive in stature, it's very name synonymous with being size-challenged, but this recipe boasts enormous, gargantuan, (one might even suggest, jumbo-sized) flavor! With only six ingredients, it's easy enough to make any night of the week, too. If you're looking for a quick, satisfying meal, this shrimp scampi bake is a recipe you'll want to save.

"Photo by Chef Debbie"

Shrimp Scampi Bake Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 tbsps dijon-style mustard (prepared)
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 2 lbs shrimp (raw, shelled deveined with tails attached)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley. When the butter melts completely, remove from heat.
  3. Arrange shrimp in a shallow baking dish. Pour the butter mixture over the shrimp.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.

Photo: Chef Debbie

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