4.5 from 10 votes
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Garlic Shrimp Scampi recipe - simple to make, and takes little time as well - great for the days when the schedule is bursting with activities.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta, shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 524 kcal
Author: Tammi
Ingredients
  • 8 oz pasta, I used angel hair
  • 1 lbs pre-cooked shrimp deveined and peeled if needed
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp basil or parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt/pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the box directions. Best to leave it al dente.
  2. In the meantime, melt the butter in medium/high heat. Add the shrimp and garlic, cook 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice and finish cooking the shrimp until it's pink, which will take about 2 minutes.
  3. Once the pasta is cooked and drained, add it to a serving bowl. Stir in the olive oil, toss gently to coat {More olive oil may be needed}.
  4. Add the parmesan cheese.
  5. Pour the shrimp over the pasta and toss once more.
  6. Garnish with the basil or parsley and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 524 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 305mg 102%
Sodium 1036mg 43%
Potassium 232mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 13.6%
Calcium 25.3%
Iron 18.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.