Shrimp Scampi in Pan

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi is the ultimate Italian Shrimp Recipe with wine, butter, garlic, red pepper flakes and a fresh squeeze of lemon juice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword butter, garlic, shrimp, shrimp scampi, white wine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 233 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil divided
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • parsley optional
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  1. Add the garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, 1/2 of the olive oil and shrimp to a bowl and let marinate for 60 minutes.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the other half of the olive oil and the shrimp (reserve the marinade) to the pan, cooking on each side for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Remove the shrimp from the pan, add in the wine, lemon juice and reserved marinade and cook for 3-4 minutes or until reduced by half before adding in the butter and cooking and additional 3-4 minutes.

  4. Add the shrimp back to the pan, toss to coat and serve with parsley as a garnish if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Scampi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 210mg70%
Sodium 978mg43%
Potassium 75mg2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 3.7mg4%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.