This Shrimp Scampi with Linguini is a flavorful and refreshing meal that will have you feeling like you’re dining at a world renowned restaurant!

Shrimp scampi with linguini on a white plate.

Either you like shrimp or you don’t. I have multiple friends and family members who despite fish and any form of seafood.

Now, I don’t even care to bother debating about why people should love seafood. Truth is, if you don’t love it, that just means there is more for me! ?

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini with a fork on a plate.

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a fork twisting noodles.

Lets talk about this Shrimp Scampi with Linguini. After all, that’s the only reason you’re here.

I’ll be blunt and straightforward with you, this dish is hands down amazing! It’s soooo easy to make. I had all of the ingredients prepped and cooking in just 10 minutes.

This is a 30 minute meal (from start to finish) at it’s finest!

This Shrimp Scampi with Linguini has the perfect touch of garlic and lemon flavor. Serve this the next time you have guests for dinner and they will be licking their plates clean, asking for seconds, and begging you to share the recipe. ❤️

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and lemon slices.

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a lemon wedge.

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a lemon wedge.
4.5 from 2 votes
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Scampi with Linguini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 399 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 210mg 70%
Sodium 2258mg 94%
Potassium 211mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 8.9%
Vitamin C 13.1%
Calcium 13%
Iron 13.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings: 6 servings
Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

A light and refreshing meal that will have you feeling like you're dining at a world renowned restaurant!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Calories: 399 kcal
  • 12 oz linguini
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
Shrimp Scampi
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced (about 4-5 garlic cloves)
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, about 2 lemons
  • pinch red pepper flakes, or more depending on how much heat you like
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp garlic salt
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, bring water and kosher salt to a boil. Add linguini. Cook according to package directions or until al dente. 

  2. In a skillet over medium low heat, melt the butter. Add the olive oil, garlic, and salt. Cook for 1 minute. Add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp turns pink and is no longer translucent, about 6 minutes. (3-4 minutes per side).

  3. Remove from heat. Add the parsley, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and garlic salt. Stir to combine. 

  4. When pasta is finished cooking, drain. Add the pasta noodles to the shrimp and lemon mixture. Toss to coat. Garnish with additional parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe Source: adapted from Food Network

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: linguini recipe, shrimp scampi recipe, shrimp scampi with linguini
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