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A Tasty Appetizer or Dinner – Spiedini Di Scampi Impanati

Italian Dinner

This recipe serves 4 and makes a good appetizer or even a tasty dinner when served with a side of vegetables, rice and a salad and is easily adapted to serve more than 4.


  • 20 shrimp
  • ½ cup good italian olive oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper – to taste
  • ½ stick butter
  • 1-2 lemons – cut in wedges
  • 2 eggs – beaten with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 shish kabob sticks – slightly soaked
  • sprinkle of garlic powder – optional


  1. Peel the shrimp leaving the end of the tails on.
  2. Put 5 shrimp on each skewer, sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder and put aside.
  3. Melt the oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat.
  4. Dip the shrimp skewers first in flour, then eggs and finally breadcrumbs.
  5. Fry in the hot butter/oil mixture for 2 or 3 minutes on each side.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges.

Buon Mangiati!

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