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Shrimp Wagon's Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Wagon's Shrimp Scampi

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Prep: 10m Cook: 20m Total: 30m

Yield: 4

Main Course

Make Shrimp Scampi just like the Shrimp Wagon in Hawaii

  • 5 bulbs garlic
  • 2 pounds shrimp with shells (medium size (21/25 count).)
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (optional if desired)
  1. Roast garlic bulbs.
  2. While garlic is being roasted, rinse shrimp with water then cut along the back to the tail. Devein shrimp leaving shells and tails intact.
  3. Rinse shrimp again and pat dry with paper towels. Place shrimp aside until ready to use.
  4. Remove skins from roasted garlic and place garlic into a blender. Add oil and salt.
  5. Puree garlic, oil, and salt until the mixture looks like wet sand.
  6. Place shrimp into a bowl and pour the garlic mixture over shrimp. Toss to coat all the shrimp with the garlic mixture.
  7. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator. Allow shrimp to marinate for 6 hours or overnight.
  8. When ready to cook, remove shrimp from the bowl and pour the garlic mixture into a deep frying pan.
  9. Heat garlic mixture on medium/high heat until puree garlic starts to brown.
  10. When pureed garlic starts to brown, you can add fresh minced garlic into the pan if desired.
  11. Add shrimp and cook until done, approximately 3 minutes.
  12. Once cooked, remove shrimp and place them in a serving dish. Spoon out garlic onto shrimp using a slotted spoon.
  13. Serve over pasta or rice.

Ingredients

  • 5 bulbs garlic
  • 2 pounds shrimp with shells (medium size (21/25 count).)
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (optional if desired)

Instructions

  1. Roast garlic bulbs.
  2. While garlic is being roasted, rinse shrimp with water then cut along the back to the tail. Devein shrimp leaving shells and tails intact.
  3. Rinse shrimp again and pat dry with paper towels. Place shrimp aside until ready to use.
  4. Remove skins from roasted garlic and place garlic into a blender. Add oil and salt.
  5. Puree garlic, oil, and salt until the mixture looks like wet sand.
  6. Place shrimp into a bowl and pour the garlic mixture over shrimp. Toss to coat all the shrimp with the garlic mixture.
  7. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator. Allow shrimp to marinate for 6 hours or overnight.
  8. When ready to cook, remove shrimp from the bowl and pour the garlic mixture into a deep frying pan.
  9. Heat garlic mixture on medium/high heat until puree garlic starts to brown.
  10. When pureed garlic starts to brown, you can add fresh minced garlic into the pan if desired.
  11. Add shrimp and cook until done, approximately 3 minutes.
  12. Once cooked, remove shrimp and place them in a serving dish. Spoon out garlic onto shrimp using a slotted spoon.
  13. Serve over pasta or rice.