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It's National Shrimp Scampi Day

Today we honor the delicious mix of shrimp sautéed in a flavorful mixture of butter, garlic, lemon juice, and white wine.


According to nationaldaycalendar.com, "Scampi is a culinary term for small lobster known as Nephrops (also known as langoustine or Dublin Bay Prawns) and which is completely unrelated to this day.


The day is wholly dedicated to the buttery, garlicky, lemony, and wine-sauced preparation of shrimp. Prepare the dish using fresh or frozen shrimp. When serving the dish, add a side of noodle or rice, steamed vegetables, and crusty bread or rolls. Shrimp scampi pairs well with white wine. Since the dish is light, a rich dessert of cheesecake or crème brûlée rounds out the meal."


In honor of today, here's a few ways you can pay homage:

📍Share your favorite Shrimp scampi recipe in the comments.

📍Have a Shrimp scampi party and invite your friends and family over.

📍Try the featured recipe in the photo


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ACTION STEP: Serve up a batch of warm Shrimp Scampi with a salad and rosemary garlic sourdough bread, invite friends and family over, do a little happy dance, and let me know in the comments how it turned out, or Kick your kitchen up a notch by booking your cooking show here:

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