Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi is a classic recipe of shrimp tossed in a simple-yet-exquisite sauce of butter, garlic and white wine.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 352kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 lb. large shrimp, 16-20 per lb., shelled and de-veined
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Heat the butter in a very large (14 inch) skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring, one minute.
  • Add the shrimp, the wine and the kosher salt. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until shrimp are pink and opaque, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp from the heat. Stir in the lemon juice, parsley and black pepper. Toss to combine, and serve.


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 700mg | Fiber: 0.1g