Weeknight Shrimp Scampi


Weeknight Shrimp Scampi

This Weeknight Shrimp Scampi is a fast and flavorful meal that cooks up fast. Plump shrimp and rich butter make this recipe delicious!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 8-oz package thin spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley


  • Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  • In a large saucepan melt the butter and sweat the garlic over a medium-low heat. Add the garlic and bring the heat to medium, cooking until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  • Add wine and bring to a boil, and cook 30 seconds. Add salt, pepper, and parmesan and stir. Remove from heat and sprinkle with parsley. Serve.


Use a thin long noodle like angel hair or thin spaghetti to make this recipe sing.
Make sure to cook the garlic at a low temperature to avoid burning.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this Shrimp Scampi with Pear and Blue Cheese Salad.