The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipes, Hints and Videos

The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipes, Hints and Videos

Shrimp scampi is a popular and delicious way to prepare and eat shrimp. The basic and best shrimp scampi recipe includes garlic butter, bread crumbs and dry white wine which is served over pasta. Many people think that shrimp scampi is an Italian dish, when in fact, it was invented in America.

The great thing about shrimp scampi is that you can expand on the basic ingredients to make a unique and different taste. You can sauté it, grill it and even bake it making it a versatile and easy meal to prepare. Serve it over your favorite pasta or as is!

The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Shrimp Scampi

This recipe is easy and delicious! Takes no time to make. For a variation, add 1 chop tomato same time you add wine.


12 jumbo shrimp, peeled

6 Tbs. butter

1 Tbs. olive oil

1 onion, chopped

4-5 garlic cloves, chopped

1/4 C. white wine

1 Tbs. lemon juice

grated lemon peel (about 1/2 tsp.)


Sauté' onion and garlic in butter and oil in a wide frying pan. Add shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes. Add wine and lemon juice and lemon peel. Cover and cook until shrimp turns pink. 

Serve over angel hair pasta.

Serving Size


Preparation Time

About 20  minutes

Cooking Time

about 15  minutes

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