Shrimp Scampi

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Always in the kitch

After experimenting with different scampi recipes, I came up with this combination of flavors. We enjoy it over a little cooked pasta, or white rice. You can perk it up a bit by adding more pepper flakes.

Top Review by Biasi4

Heavenly! Well, I didn't have cilantro, lemon peel, or red pepper flakes, but I substituted those with a heavy dose of salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning. I also used Smart Balance margarine instead of butter (we usually use this). Turned out delish! Served with white rice and poured a little bit of the butter sauce over the rice -YUMMY TO MY TUMMY. Also served artichokes with curry dipping sauce. To die for! Thanks Connie! I've added this to my cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter and oil in large skillet. Stir in onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, and lemon juice.
  2. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring often. Pat shrimp dry and add to skillet.
  3. Cook stirring occasionally until shrimp turn pink (Approx. 5 minutes).
  4. Blend in parsley, cilanto, basil, and lemon peel. Cook another 2 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Serve alone, or over angel hair pasta or rice.

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