Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi! It’s deliciously saucy, perfectly rich and buttery and amazingly flavorful! This easy shrimp recipe can be made in under 30 minutes with no hassle or stress. Try it and step into garlicky lemon pasta dinner heaven.


  • 12 oz. linguine
  • 1 1/2 lbs extra large shrimp, peeled and deviened
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced (4 tsp)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine*
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cook linguine according to package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter with olive oil in a 12-inch skillet just over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 1 - 2 minutes until just lightly golden (don't brown or it can taste bitter).
  3. Add wine and simmer until reduced by half, about 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Add in shrimp in an even layer season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes and cook until shrimp turn pink, about 1 1/2 - 2 minutes per side.
  5. Stir in lemon juice and a parsley then toss shrimp and sauce with pasta. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes
*Low-sodium chicken broth may be substituted.
Shrimp can be also be served with crusty fresh bread for dipping in sauce instead of pasta.