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Classic Shrimp Scampi

a simple and quick shrimp in lemon and garlic ready in just 10 minutes. A classic Italian American dish.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: shrimp
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 127.94kcal


  • 12 oz. shelled shrimp
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup dry vermouth
  • 1 ½ teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley


  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • In a skillet, melt butter. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add garlic and continue to cook until the shrimp is cooked through. Remove the shrimp to a plate.
  • Add vermouth, lemon zest and lemon juice to the skillet and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Return shrimp to the pan and add parsley. Toss to combine and adjust salt and pepper, if needed.


Calories: 127.94kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.28g | Protein: 11.82g | Fat: 6.65g | Saturated Fat: 3.88g | Sodium: 483.81mg | Fiber: 0.24g | Sugar: 0.26g
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