Sizzling Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Sizzling Shrimp Scampi Recipe

How To Make Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Whip up a fancy yet simple Italian meal with this flavorful shrimp scampi recipe. This buttery dish is packed herbs, tangy lemon, and garlic.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2stickunsalted butter
  • 3large garlic cloves
  • 1tbspflat-leaf parsley,chopped
  • 2tsp.flat-leaf parsley,chopped
  • tsplemon zest,finely grated
  • 1tsplemon juice,freshly squeezed
  • ½tspthyme leaves,chopped
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3lbslarge shrimp
  • 1tbspbasil leaves,thinly sliced
  • crusty bread


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix the butter with the garlic, 2 teaspoons of the parsley, the lemon zest, lemon juice, and thyme and season with salt and pepper.

  3. In a large gratin dish, arrange the shrimp, tails up, in a circular pattern. Dot the shrimp with the flavored butter and roast for about 10 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and the butter is bubbling.

  4. Sprinkle the shrimp with the remaining 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley and the basil leaves.

  5. Serve hot with bread.


  • Calories: 328.37kcal
  • Fat: 24.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.96g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.75g
  • Fiber: 0.27g
  • Sugar: 0.08g
  • Protein: 23.62g
  • Cholesterol: 275.06mg
  • Sodium: 966.79mg
  • Calcium: 107.13mg
  • Potassium: 221.48mg
  • Iron: 0.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 289.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.50mg
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