Garlic Shrimp Scampi

Garlic Shrimp Scampi


"A family pleaser for years! The more garlic the better for the garlic lovers of the world!"


25 m servings 660 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 660 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 29.6 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 45.1 g
  • 90%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 323 mg
  • 108%
  • Sodium:
  • 737 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add angel hair pasta and return pot to boil. Cook until al dente. Drain well.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter, saute garlic until tender, remove garlic and discard. Add shrimp and cook until colored pink. Stir in white wine. The bread crumbs are used as thickening, so stir in a little at a time until desired thickness is reached.
  3. Serve shrimp over angel hair pasta, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 357 Ratings


This is a very good recipe, but I can't bring myself to give 5 stars to any recipe that tells me to discard garlic (?!). I made the following changes which I think made it better (my entire pic...

This was very tastie with a few variations that I made -- I sauteed the shrimp in 1/3 cup olive oil and 6 cloves of garlic for 5 minutes while my angel hair pasta was cooking. Then I removed the...

I was low on dinner ideas one night and low on ingredients as well. I just happened to have everything required for this so I thought I'd give it a try. It was seriously, AMAZING. I felt so acco...

Great! Since I used precooked shrimp, it took about 15 minutes to make. I think next time I won't defrost the shrimp before adding it, so that it won't get as overcooked.

Ok, YUM!! I have never made shrimp scampi before and this was really good! I had to make 2 changes as I did not have bread crumbs on hand (thought I did when I settled on this recipe) or white w...

This was good. I didn't discard the garlic...who would....YUMMY. I used fett. noodles instead of angel hair. I really liked the result. Thanks for the post.

Very good base recipe. Actually could have another half star (4.5). Agree with others about way too much bread crumbs. Added shallots, extra garlic and sliced portabello mushrooms. For more fl...

A very simple recipe for scampi Not at all enough Garlic and why would you discard it? Try using 7-10 cloves and mince1/4 cup of onion in the mix with some fresh parsley.

A wonderful recipe. Fast easy and delicious. My whole family loved it.I minced the garlic and left it in, and substitued chicken broth for the wine.Try it you'll be glad you did!