Jim's Shrimp Scampi

Jim Frigyes


This is great served over capellini pasta to make a meal for 4 or as an appetizer served with crusty bread for the white wine garlic sauce for 2-4.

Either way you will love this & increase the recipe amount for a party!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced, fresh garlic
  • 1 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 8 Tbsp
    (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into chunks
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped, fresh parsley for garnish
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • ·
    lemon wedges

How to Make Jim's Shrimp Scampi


  1. Heat a skillet and add the wine & garlic. Let the wine reduce by half. The garlic should be soft.
  2. When the wine is reduced, add the shrimp and stir until they are almost pink all the way through. Lower the heat.
  3. Start whisking in the butter a piece at a time until it is all incorporated and the sauce has emulsified. Season with salt & pepper & garnish with parsley. Place lemon wedges on the side.

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About Jim's Shrimp Scampi

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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