Shrimp Scampi


Yes, you can make quality shrimp scampi in 20 minutes. Serve this shrimp scampi recipe over cooked pasta to make it a meal, or try this classic seafood dish solo as a scene-stealing appetizer.

Shrimp Scampi
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
15 mins
Broil Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 ½ pound fresh or frozen large shrimp

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • Hot cooked fettuccine (optional)

  • Lemon wedges (optional)


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  2. In a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan combine butter, oil, and garlic. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 2 minutes. Add shrimp, parsley, lemon peel, salt, and pepper to baking pan. Toss ingredients to coat shrimp. Broil for 2 minutes. Turn shrimp over and broil for 1 minute more or until shrimp turn opaque.

  3. If desired, serve shrimp and butter-garlic mixture over hot cooked pasta. If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

370 Calories
28g Fat
3g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 370
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 226mg 75%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 6.5mg 33%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 247mg 5%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Related Articles