Traditional Shrimp Scampi

Melissa Williamson


My family loves shrimp very much. I make them for our home and we have seafood once a while and we loves any kind of seafood. It is so easy to make them. They are so delicious and tasty.

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2-3 servings


25 Min


20 Min


6 Tbsp
4 1/2 tsp
olive oil
1/3 c
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
4 to 6
cloves garlic, crushed
1/8 tsp
white pepper
1 1/4
11/2 pounds large shrimp (about 20 to 25 shrimp), peeled, deveined
1/3 c
sherry or vegetable broth
juice of 1/2 lemon
hot cooked rice (optional)
finely chopped parsley and lemon slices, optional for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the olive oil. Sauté onion, parsley, garlic, and white pepper in hot butter mixture, stirring continually, until onion is tender, about 3 minutes.

Add shrimp to onion mixture. Cook over high heat, stirring frequently, until shrimp turn pink and mixture is hot and bubbly, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Add sherry and lemon juice to the shrimp mixture and mix well.

Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened, about 8 to 10 minutes. Serve over rice, if desired. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Collection: Go Bold with Butter
Other Tag: Quick & Easy