Easy Shrimp Scampi

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This Shrimp Scampi is so quick and easy to make. Feel free to substitute the cream with coconut milk, clam juice, or vegetable broth.

Easy Shrimp Scampi

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Pasta Dish


Servings: 4 Servings

Easy Shrimp Scampi


  • 1 lb Angel Hair, Spaghetti, or Linguini
  • 15-20 Large Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 3-5 T of Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • Small Onion, chopped
  • 1.5 Cups White Wine
  • 1/2 Lemon, squeezed
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Pecorino Romano
  • Black Pepper
  • Fresh Parsley


  1. Melt butter and olive oil in a Saucepan over medium-high flame.
  2. Add onion, followed by chopped garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes
  3. Deglaze pan with wine and lemon juice
  4. Whisk in cream, then add grated cheese
  5. Add shrimp and black pepper..
  6. Cook over medium flame for 3-5 minutes, until pink.
  7. Add pasta, straight from the boiling water, into the pot.
  8. Serve with more grated cheese and fresh parsley for garnish.
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Paleo Chicken and Shrimp Fried Rice, Fish with Shrimp and Lemongrass, Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Bang Bang Shrimp

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