If you love shrimp, then you are going to love this quick and easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe. Ready in about 10 minutes, you have no excuses not to make this super simple and healthy dinner idea. The lemon and garlic combined with the Parmesan make this the perfect combination for an easy yet delicious Garlic Shrimp Scampi recipe.
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe
I’ve decided to attempt to bring you more recipes for healthier food. It is time for me to start taking a little bit more time to enjoy some healthier food and share them with you. Remember, it doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive to be healthy and delicious. This Lemon Shrimp Scampi Recipe proves that. In less time than you can get take out, this recipe can be cooked and on the table in just minutes! Life is busy and hectic but meal times don’t have to be! This recipe is incredibly simple. It also tastes amazing the next day. We don’t always have left overs but when we do, I love to have it for lunch the next day. So yummy!
With just a few ingredients and about 10 minutes you can have an enjoyable and healthy dinner ready to eat. Now a huge time and money saver is to buy frozen shrimp in bulk. You can easily buy it at your grocery store or bulk foods store. Just make sure you thaw it before you start you recipe.
Another thing that saves me time is one of these lemon squeezers. It makes it really simple to get all the juice out of the lemon and works so well. You certainly don’t need one but it saves time! I also use one for Cilantro Lime Shrimp Scampi. So handy!
Ingredients you need for Lemon Shrimp Scampi Recipe:
- 2 tablespoons of butter (or coconut oil)
- 1 lb of shrimp (not frozen, needs to be thawed)
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon of garlic salt
- 1 lemon, freshly squeezed
- 1/2 cup of chicken broth (or you can use water)
- 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley
- freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 8 oz of angel hair pasta
How to make Garlic Shrimp Scampi recipe:
- In a large pot of boiling water cook angel hair (or spaghetti) pasta according to directions.
- Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
- Add shrimp, salt and pepper, garlic salt. Cook, stirring occasionally until the shrimp turns pink. About 2-4 minutes.
- Stir in lemon juice and chicken broth (you can use water). Bring to a simmer.
- Stir in fresh parsley and parmesan cheese.
- Toss with angel hair pasta and garnish with more parmesan and parsley. Serve immediately.
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This Shrimp Scampi is good by itself or serve it with Grilled Broccoli or Grilled Green Beans for extra veggies! I have found that if I eat extra veggies it really can bulk up a meal and make me feel more full. This has really helped me eat healthier. Plus, the veggies just taste better when they are grilled!
Now, if you aren’t trying to be healthy….it’s also amazing with Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits!
We also make Cilantro Lime Shrimp Scampi and it’s out of this world! Shrimp is so tasty and cooks quickly. It’s the perfect meal to throw together when you don’t have a lot of time.
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You are going to love this Lemon Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe. Lemon shrimp scampi recipe is ready in just 10 minutes! Garlic shrimp scampi recipe is one of our favorite shrimp recipes.Try this simple and quick recipe today for a healthy meal idea!
- 2 tablespoons butter (or coconut oil)
- 1 lb shrimp (not frozen, needs to be thawed)
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon garlic salt
- 1 lemon (freshly squeezed)
- 1/2 cup chicken broth (or you can use water)
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
- freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 8 oz angel hair pasta
In a large pot of boiling water cook angel hair (or spaghetti) pasta according to directions.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Add shrimp, salt and pepper, garlic salt. Cook, stirring occasionally until the shrimp turns pink. About 2-4 minutes.
Stir in lemon juice and chicken broth (you can use water). Bring to a simmer.
Stir in fresh parsley and parmesan cheese.
Toss with angel hair pasta and garnish with more parmesan and parsley. Serve immediately.
Tip: Serve with a side vegetable like broccoli or green beans. I find when eating healthier if I pair my main course with a side vegetable it helps to make me feel full quicker.
You will not be disappointed in this amazing Lemon Shrimp Scampi Recipe!
Give it a try and let us know what you think. We all love it so much that its on our regular menu plan rotation. This recipe does not disappoint.
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