Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi

Indulge in the irresistible flavors of Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi. This delightful dish combines succulent shrimp with the zesty goodness of garlic and lemon, all wrapped in a rich buttery sauce. It’s a taste of coastal paradise in every bite.

Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi

Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 8 oz linguine or spaghetti, cooked


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Pour in the lemon juice and add the lemon zest, stirring to combine.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if using.
  6. Toss in the cooked pasta and mix until well coated.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Information: Calories: 380, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 22g

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