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Shrimp Scampi

Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fish, seafood, shrimp
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 672 kcal


  • 2 lbs shrimps 2 pound large, peeled, tails off and deveined shrimps
  • 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 cup olive oil 1 cup seasoned olive oil
  • 1.5 cup white wine 1 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsps garlic 2 tablspoons minced garlic
  • 8 tbsps unsalted butter 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 0.25 cup sodium free chicken stock 1/4 cup sodium free chicken stock
  • 2 tbsps flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


  1. Dredge the shrimps in flour coating all sides.

  2. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over high heat. When the oil is very hot but not smoking, add the shrimps and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until the shrimps have just begun to brown. Do not overcrowd the pan, sauté in batches if necessary. Remove the shrimps from the pan and drain off all oil excess.

  3. Stir in wine, Worcestershire sauce and garlic. When all well combined, whisk in 4 tablespoons butter, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Return the shrimps to pan. Stir in lemon juice and chicken stock and return to a boil.

  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove the shrimps from pan to a warm serving platter. Rapidly boil sauce for 2 minutes, whisking the parsley and remaining butter. Pour over shrimps and serve with Anger hair pasta or crusty bread to absorb the sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Scampi
Amount Per Serving
Calories 672 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 631mg210%
Sodium 1813mg79%
Potassium 339mg10%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 870IU17%
Vitamin C 13.8mg17%
Calcium 363mg36%
Iron 6.9mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.