Simple Shrimp Scampi
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 3/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 5 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- Lemon wedges, optional
- In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add the shrimp, lemon-pepper and garlic powder; cook for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Transfer to individual serving dishes. Serve with lemon wedges if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 334 calories, 25g fat (15g saturated fat), 244mg cholesterol, 725mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein.
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Feb 27, 2018
This is super fast to make for a busy evening. I added a bit of fresh dill to the mix. I served it over angel hair pasta with freshly shaved parmesan cheese.
Mar 1, 2015
I served this over white rice and it was delicious! Couldn't be any easier to prepare!
Feb 28, 2015
This is great!
Jul 28, 2014
Soooo yummy, quick & easy!
Mar 20, 2014
This was easy and really good. However, I did make changes. I added a cup of dry white wine, used fresh garlic, added a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of Italian seasoning. I served over angel hair pasta and topped it with fresh Parmesan.
Mar 2, 2014
This is not any shrimp scampi - it's made with white wine. NEVER soup - gross.
Feb 10, 2014
Not as flavorful and tasty as a more traditional scampi dish made with cloves of garlic (versus garlic powder) and white wine. But for a fast weeknight meal, it fit the bill just fine. Served over hot couscous.
Feb 5, 2014
Very good. I made 1/2 of the recipe and added 1/4 cup white wine to the butter mixture. Quick and very easy! Becoming my favorite shrimp recipe. Thank you LIsa!
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 1, 2012
I love shrimp scampi. I make mine with capers and add some bread crumbs with parmesan cheese. Next time I'll add some white wine to it as suggested by reviewer "annfalco", thanks! Anything with white wine is good.