Grilled Lime Scampi

September 2008

1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
1/3 cup fresh lime juice, divided
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup butter
2 green onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup white wine
pinch of cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt

Combine shrimp, 1/4 cup lime juice, and olive oil in a bowl, tossing to coat.  Set aside.
Melt butter in a large skillet.  Add green onions and garlic, and sauté 1 to 2 minutes.  Add wine, cayenne pepper, salt, and remaining lime juice.  Simmer 3 to 5 minutes.
Grill shrimp over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until opaque.  Toss shrimp in lime-butter sauce, and serve immediately.



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