• Bacon & Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi! Posted on April 29, 2013

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    Bacon & Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi! Happy National Shrimp Scampi Day! If you like Shrimp Scampi, you will LOVE it with Bacon!


    8 oz. fettuccine noodles
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    Thick cut bacon
    1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
    7 teaspoons unsalted butter, divided
    1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
    2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
    juice of one whole fresh lemon
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


    Cook fettuccine according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Place fettuccine in a medium bowl. Stir in parsley and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cover and keep warm.
    While fettuccine cooks fry bacon until very crisp. Drain on paper towel. Cool and coarsely chop.

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add half of shrimp to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer shrimp to a plate. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in pan. Add remaining shrimp to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer to plate.

    Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in pan. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in shrimp, juice, and pepper; cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done.
    Plate fettuccine, top with shrimp and pan sauce, top with chopped bacon.

    Photo & recipe courtesy of: http://atasteofalaska.blogspot.com/2012/11/lemon-pepper-shrimp-scampi-with-bacon.html

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