Shrimp, Scampi, Shrimp scampi, gulf coast pink shrimp, pink shrimp

Easy Scampi

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


This is a great appetizer or a meal for two. You can eat it with our without pasta.



  • 1012 medium-large sized shrimp peeled and deveined, leaving the tails on (we used Gulf Coast Pink Shrimp)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1  TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove – diced tiny
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Splash or white wine
  • 1/4 + 1 TBS butter (I like to use salted butter for this)
  • 1/2 lemon – quartered for garnish


  1. Pat both sides of the shrimp with a paper towel to dry.
  2. Lightly salt and pepper both sides.
  3. In a stove top pan, heat the olive oil on medium high for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes on one side.
  5. Turn shrimp and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
  7. Using wine, deglaze the pan and add the butter.
  8. When the butter is melted, add the garlic and cook for about 2-3 minutes, making sure the garlic does not burn.
  9. Add the shrimp back to the pan and cook for another 3 -4 minutes.
  10. Serve with lemon slice garnish.

  • Category: Healthy
  • Cuisine: Seafood