Shrimp Scampi over Rice

"Very simple and very yummy"
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Ready In:




  • -While preparing the scampi, cook enough rice to feed your party.
  • -Melt butter with olive oil over med low heat.
  • -When foam in butter subsides, stir in garlic and cook 4 - 5 minutes (DO NOT BROWN).
  • -Add shrimp and salt and cook for 3-4 minutes until pink.
  • -Stir in lemon juice and parsley and cook 1 more min.
  • -Serve immediately over rice.

Questions & Replies

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  1. Marie L.
    Can I use minced garlic
  2. Marie L.
    Can I use minced garlic
  3. William H.
    I have scampi already mixed. Just frozen. Should i put it in a bowl to stove to heat it?


  1. japatrick0626
    I was really disappointed with the lack of flavor. I did not have parsley on hand (crazy right!?) so I used seasoning peppers and a red bell pepper in my sauté . I am in the Caribbean so I use farm to table ingredients. I doubled the garlic cloves; the garlic seems to be not as potent here and we are HUGE garlic fans. I think I will add some garlic powder, minced garlic and onion powder as well as the fresh parsley when I cook this up again.
  2. Howard L.
    How much rice for 10lbs shrimp scampi ?
  3. randjrollyson
    This was amazing! The only tweak I did was I toasted the rice (1 cup dry) in a dry pan then added 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth and 1/2 cup water to cook the rice. I also added about a tablespoon of capers to the rice while it was cooking. I mixed the rice and shrimp together at the end and added a pinch of red pepper flakes.
  4. Maria31562
    Thank you @jellygirl ! That was simple and deeelish! I served it with some steamed asparagus seasoned with salt & lemon pepper, then topped it off with the scampi garlic butter. So good. My husband went back for two more helpings!!
  5. Ellen P.
    Never left a review of a recipe before. Hate all the agreements. This was simple, fast, and good. Its Lent and i cant have meat on Friday so i had shrimp. Wanted scampi and this was with rice so yea. I used minute rice long grain and brown in microwave cup. Seriously i had dinner and was eating in 20 minutes. Simple and delish. Will use this over and over. How about capers next time... ya!!



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