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The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Hang onto your seat because this is The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe you've ever tasted. It's ready to serve in 20 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 20 minute meal, 20 Minute Recipe, shrimp dinner, shrimp scampi
Servings: 4
Calories: 671kcal


  • Oven Proof Skillet
  • Wooden Spoon
  • large pot


  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup butter cubed
  • 1 pound raw shrimp  (peeled and deveined)
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 10 ounces whole wheat angel hair pasta
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley minced


  • Preheat your oven to broil.
  • In an ovenproof skillet over medium heat, saute garlic in olive oil and butter until garlic starts to brown. 
  • Stir in the shrimp, lemon juice, pepper, and oregano. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until all the shrimp turns pink.
  • While shrimp cooks, prepare pasta according to directions on package.
  • Spread out the shrimp evenly on the bottom of the pan.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs.
  • Broil 6 inches from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve over cooked pasta. 


Calories: 671kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 1232mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 783IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 361mg | Iron: 6mg