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Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for tonight's dinner? One that doesn't break the bank, tastes fabulous, and is elegant enough for a dinner party?  Look no further than this quick, easy, oh-so-flavorful shrimp scampi recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Savory With Soul


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, finely diced
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • ½ cup white wine (I used Pinot Grigio)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp dry thyme


  • In large skillet, heat butter and olive oil on medium.  Add shrimp in single layer and cook for 1 minute.  Turn shrimp and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add wine, lemon juice, zest, paprika, and thyme.  Stir to incorporate.
  • Cook for 4-6 minutes until shrimp is browned and liquid is reduced to about half, stirring frequently.
  • Add parsley and cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  • Serve immediately over pasta or rice.