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Chris's Shrimp Scampi and Stuffed Crab

GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,622
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum

Not quite the meal I had in mind when I headed to the store yesterday. I was planning on little neck clams with sweet corn and basil, but they were out of clams. My back up was going to be mussels, but they were out of mussels. The frustration was growing until I remembered Nibble Me This posted Fire Roasted Shrimp Scampi last week.

Got the Egg set up at 400F, place setter legs down and the grid on top. Threw on some stuffed crab that I had found
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Let that go for about 10 minutes and then added the scampi
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About another 10 mintues and dinner was served up
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The shrimp scampi was the bomb and better yet it was simple and easy to cook. The crab....meh. Not so good. I'll be making this again (minus the crab), but next time I think I'll serve it over some capellini or some linguini. Great meal. Note - don't make this if you are new to dating somebody and plan on kissing them later. It has quite a bit of garlic.  

Fire Roasted Shrimp Scampi

Rowlett, Texas

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Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,614
    Ok I am in.... WHat time is dinner?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,622
    Ummm...last night around 7:30. It's all gone now, Don Toyota.

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 5,001
    As usuall, looks good, griff
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • TitanmanTitanman Posts: 30
    Looks great. I can't wait to try cooking shrimp scampi.
  • EggbertsdadEggbertsdad Posts: 804
    I am firing some up tonight as an app. I can't wait to give this a try.
    Sarasota, FL via Boynton Beach, FL, via Sarasota, FL, via Charleston, SC, via The Outer Banks, via God's Country (East TN on Ft. Loudon Lake)
  • KristinnnKristinnn Posts: 133
    I wish we were neighbors.  We could have cooking wars
  • BoilereggerBoileregger Posts: 483
    Griffin, I've noticed you use your cast iron skillet quite a bit - what size is that that fits so comfortably on a L? After seeing your cookie, and now the scampi, I may have to invest in one.
  • KristinnnKristinnn Posts: 133
    I use this griswold #5 its about 8 inches on the inside and 12-13 inches with handle.  His is probably a tad bigger
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,622

    Boileregger....I've got quite a few actually. The one I used last night is an old Wagner Ware. Not sure on what number, but it has a 0 on the bottom and an 8 on the handle. It measures about 10 inch across at the top. It got rescued from an old barn on the ranch that was falling apart. Brought it home, re-seasoned it and its good to go.

    I've got my Grandmother's old skillet that measures 10.5 on the top. I know nothing about it other than it has an 8 etched in the bottom and a small raised letter D.

    I've got a Lodge that's about 8" across on the top for small item. It's ok and you can pick them up pretty much anywhere. I've also got one that is 12" across. It'll fit, but I'd really like to cut the handle off of it so it will sit in the center, right now the handle kind of pushes its towards the edge. There's also a Lodge Dutch oven that fits nicely.

    And last I have a Griswald #34 Plett Pan, that I've never used on the Egg. In fact, I've never used it at all.

    But to answer your question, any cast iron pan that measures 10 inches will fit right in the center, any larger and it starts to push it to one side.

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • BaysidebobBaysidebob Posts: 489
    My wife saw that one and added it to my short list.  I usually just use the dutch oven sans lid for this sort of thing.  That humble chunk of metal is so seasoned it never misses.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,622

    This is the 10" Wagner getting some action tonight at regular grate level so you can see what kind of room you have left.image

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • lakewadelakewade Posts: 382


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    Love those!


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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I just ate, but I want some of that ^^^^^^^ Griffin!
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    Just make sure that your date has just as much garlic as you do :-)
    Knoxville, TN
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,622
    Just make sure that your date has just as much garlic as you do :-)
    That works, too. ;)

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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