California Scampi

1 pound butter, clarified
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, shelled and de-veined

Heat 3 tablespoons of the clarified butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and saut?. Add salt and pepper and shrimp, which can be butterflied, if desired. Saut? until shrimp change color and are tender.

Add remaining butter and heat through. Place shrimp on plates and spoon hot butter over.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.