Shrimp Scampi

May 9, 2010 / By Foodland

Shrimp Scampi

A classic way to serve shrimp in all seasons
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails left on
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 4 tablespoons garlic, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 dash worchestershire sauce
  • 1 dash tabasco
  • 2 tablespoons parsley leaves, chopped
  • lemon slices, for garnish


  1. Season the shrimp thoroughly with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large sauté‚ pan over medium-high heat.
  3. When the pan is hot, add enough olive oil to lightly coat the pan.
  4. Add the shrimp and quickly sauté‚ until the shrimp starts to turn pink, but not cooked through.
  5. Add in the butter and when it foams, add the garlic and cook another 30 seconds.
  6. Add the lemon juice, worchestershire sauce, and tabasco.
  7. Finish with the parsley and check for seasoning.
  8. Garnish with lemon slices.
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