Scampi al limon (Lemon Shrimp)

Fabio Santalucia, the Chef & Owner at Fabio's Autentico Ristorante Italiano in Cortland stopped by to share one of his favorite recipes. Visit his restaurant on Homer Avenue, or his website by clicking here.

Scampi al limon (Lemon Shrimp)

Ingredients (serves 4):

1lb jumbo shrimp

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1Tbsp of butter

½ cup white wine

½ cup of seafood stock (optional)

1 lemon

Zest of one lemon

2 cloves of garlic

1 cup chopped onions


1 cup flour

Salt and pepper

A splash of brandy


In a large skillet saute the garlic cloves lightly crushed with the olive oil and the butter, remove them as soon as they are browned, and add the onions. Lightly flour the prawns, arrange them in the pan and cook over high heat a few minutes on each side, then moisten with the wine and lemon juice, let evaporate. Add lemon zest, a splash of brandy and the seafood stock, season with salt and pepper to taste.

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