Saturday, April 7, 2007

Shrimp Scampi

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1 medium green onion, thinly sliced (1 tablespoon)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley or 3/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp and remaining ingredients except cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. (Do not overcook shrimp or they will become tough.) Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.

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