From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).
I told Joe to make this for us one night.Shrimp Scampi a la Martha Stewart.
Fresh ingredients, hearty dishes, and family-style meals are what Italian cooking is all about. Try these delicious rustic recipes from "Mad Hungry" and enjoy host Lucinda Scala Quinn's simple-to-prepare versions of quintessential Italian dishes.
Shrimp Scampi ~ I just used the red pepper flakes called for in the recipe teasp.) ~ which provided enough heat. I did not use any additional for garnish.
Shrimp Scampi with Garlic Bread: This scampi is just as good as you'll find in a restaurant. Plump, fresh shrimp are flavored with a lemon-garlic marinade are broiled to tenderness to be served with slices of crusty garlic bread for mopping up the sauce.
One of the finest Shrimp Scampi recipes I've ever tried. I thought it was going to be too much lemon flavor, but - WOW - what great balance it strikes! If you don't want to taste any lemon in your scampi, this is not for you