Lemon Bacon Shrimp Scampi

You really can’t go wrong with butter and bacon, but when you throw some tender shrimp, garlic and lemon juice into the mix, you’ve got a small bite with big taste!

  • DISH TYPE
    Entrée
  • SERVINGS
    4
  • OCCASIONS
    Everyday

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter (divided)
  • 2 pounds shrimp (raw, peeled and deveined )
  • 2 small cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (fresh, chopped)

Cooking Directions

  • 1
    In a nonstick Circulon Ultimum Skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and set aside, leaving about 1 teaspoon of the bacon grease in the pan.
  • 2
    Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the reserved bacon grease. Then, add garlic to the pan and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add shrimp to the pan and cook until just opaque, about 3-4 minutes, flipping half-way through.
  • 3
    Remove pan from heat, add remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, parsley, lemon juice and bacon and stir to coat. Serve immediately.

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