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Easy Shrimp Scampi w/ Pasta Recipe

  • Author: FoodieNotAChef
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 1x


Shrimp Scampi is a Quick, Easy, Delicious and Elegant Dinner to prepare in less than 30 minutes without any hassle or stress. This is a fancy dinner that you can prepare in no time. Give this recipe a try!



  • ½ pound shrimp
  • ½ pound cooked, thin spaghetti (al dente)
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 5 cloves of garlic, grated
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ of a small red onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup basil, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ½ cup of chicken broth (you can use any broth or stock you prefer)
  • 1 tsp creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp garlic salt 


  1. Clean shrimp and season with garlic salt and creole seasoning
  2. Place 1 tbsp of butter in a skillet on medium heat then sauté shrimp till it’s slightly pink (less than 2 minutes). Remove from skillet
  3. Place olive oil and remaining butter into the skillet. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. 
  4. Add wine, broth, cherry tomatoes and pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. Allow the liquid to reduce by about ¼.
  5. Add shrimp, basil, black pepper, lemon zest and salt. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 2 minutes. 
  6. Add the cooked pasta and mix well.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Category: Dinner