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 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
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.
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