Simple Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Carter Côté Modified: March 24, 2022
Simple Shrimp Scampi Recipe

How To Make Simple Shrimp Scampi

Made with dry white wine, red pepper flakes, and lemon juice, level up your dinner dish with this easy shrimp scampi recipe for a filling pasta meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 12ozlinguine
  • lbsextra large shrimp,peeled and deviened
  • 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 4clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½cupdry white wine
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • tspred pepper flakes,optional
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,chopped


  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 for 1 to 2 minutes until just lightly golden. Don’t brown or it can taste bitter.

  3. Add wine and simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes until reduced by half.

  4. Add in shrimp in an even layer season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes and cook for about 1½ to 2 minutes per side until shrimp turn pink.

  5. Stir in lemon juice and a parsley then toss shrimp and sauce with pasta. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 509.00kcal
  • Fat: 17.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.57g
  • Fiber: 2.54g
  • Sugar: 2.26g
  • Protein: 27.83g
  • Cholesterol: 189.78mg
  • Sodium: 778.88mg
  • Calcium: 104.27mg
  • Potassium: 367.40mg
  • Iron: 1.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 144.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.11mg
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