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Shrimp Scampi Pasta

This garlic shrimp scampi pasta is so simple and delicious, you won't believe it only takes 25 minutes to make! It's an amazing weeknight meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 488.56kcal
Author Dina



  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook 1 lb of pasta al dente.
  • In a large skillet melt 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter, and 4 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat and add the 2 pounds of raw shrimps peeled and deveined. Cook the shrimp until pink and opaque with stirring occasionally.
  • Now add 8 minced garlic cloves, 3/4 tsp salt, 1/4 black pepper, and 1 tsp red pepper flakes. Stir that all together is until the garlic becomes fragrant (about 1-2 minutes).
  • Bring the heat to high and pour in 3/4 cup white wine and 3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice. Let it come to a quick boil (to cook out the wine).
  • Lastly, garnish the shrimp scampi with 1 cup of freshly chopped parsley. Serve over hot buttered pasta.


FAQs answered in the post above
  • Substitute for white wine
  • How to make it low carb
  • How to make it ahead of time
  • How to store


Calories: 488.56kcal | Carbohydrates: 44.93g | Protein: 31.13g | Fat: 18.04g | Saturated Fat: 6.75g | Cholesterol: 308.34mg | Sodium: 1113.81mg | Potassium: 297.38mg | Fiber: 2.21g | Sugar: 1.99g | Vitamin A: 968.32IU | Vitamin C: 17.74mg | Calcium: 196.66mg | Iron: 3.81mg