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Enjoy a 20 minute meal with easy shrimp scampi; seared shrimp in a garlic buttery sauce with a hint of lemon, parsley and served over a bed of your favorite pasta.

Easy Shrimp Scampi

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup white wine/chicken broth
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. jumbo or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Cooked pasta or crusty bread


  1. Over medium high heat melt butter and add olive oil
  2. Saute garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute
  3. Add wine/broth and season with red pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste
  4. Simmer until wine/broth has reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Stir frequently
  5. Add shrimp and toss to cook until shrimp has turned pink on both sides, about 2 minutes
  6. Toss in parsley and lemon juice
  7. Dish and serve hot over pasta or crusty bread