Chesapeake Bay Crab Scampi

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Irish Rose

Quick, easy and delicious. To do this recipe justice, please use fresh crabmeat, not canned or imitation crab.

Top Review by CourtneysSweets

Good recipe with some tweaks.
I halved the recipe, but kept the amount of garlic, lemon the same and used dried parsley since it's all I had on hand. I used chicken broth as well.
It turned out perfect with the doubled garlic and lemon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until garlic is lightly golden.
  2. Add red pepper,lemon juice and white wine (or chicken broth). Bring to a soft boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Gently stir in crabmeat and parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve over pasta. Save about 1/2 to 1 cup of pasta water to add to dish if there is not enough liquid to suit you or you could also add additional amount of wine or chicken broth.

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