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Italian Broiled Shrimp



  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 1 cup Drawn Butter Sauce

Drawn Butter Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Shrimp: Shell shrimp, leaving tails on. Dry, then dust with flour.
  2. Stir oil and butter into flat baking dish; add shrimp.
  3. Broil at medium heat for 8 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and parsley to Drawn Butter Sauce. Pour over shrimp. Stir until shrimp are coated.
  5. Broil 2 more minutes.
  6. Drawn Butter Sauce: Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter; add flour, lemon juice and pepper. Stir until smooth, then add 1 cup hot water. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and cook 5 minutes.
  7. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and stir until melted.

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