Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe
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Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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When I was in second grade, my class put together a cookbook. I saw this recipe from one of my friends, and I thought my mom would like it. —Charlotte Roos, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked jasmine rice
  • Minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer (calculated without rice): 118 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 18g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 meat, 1/2 fat


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
  2. Thread shrimp onto six metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with rice; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Shrimp Scampi in Taste of Home April/May 2013

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"I absolutely love shrimp and I try lots of recipes using shrimp. This recipe was easy-to-make and delicious. I read the other reviews and eliminated the salt also."

Reviewed Aug. 3, 2013

"I made this yesterday for the 2nd time. It is absolutely delish. The only thing I would change is to either use less salt or eliminate it altogether. Great recipe!"

Reviewed Jun. 10, 2013

"I liked this recipe a lot! I used smaller shrimp and a little less of it in order to save money. It was very good, but I definitely need to add a side dish if I go that route again."

Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"This was great and came together so easily. Will definitely make again!"

Reviewed May. 1, 2013

"Excellent! I was skeptical it would taste like scampi from the grill, but it does! Just the right amount of garlic. We loved it!"

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