Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

by Sheryl

Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 15 mins | Servings: 6

Don’t let that pale noodles fool you. This might not look delicious but wait until you taste this Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi! Ready in just fifteen minutes, this scampi is made with only six basic ingredients. It’s so good even with just a few ingredients and it is perfect for date nights, too!

You have to give this a try very soon! It’s one of the most amazing dishes I’ve made. It’s easy, quick, and incredibly delicious! Before this recipe, I did not know that shrimp scampi seasoning is a thing. It is seriously hard to find! I had to ask a friend to wing it for me. But all the bustle and hustle is all worth it!

This fifteen-minute dinner recipe creates a wonderful dish that is perfect for the entire family. Serve this with a light salad for a complete meal or enjoy this as is with a glass of wine.


8 ounces linguine or other pasta
1/4 c. olive oil
1/4 c. butter (half stick)
1 pound defrosted large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 package McCormic® Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi Seasoning Mix
1 tablespoon lemon juice or 2 tablespoons white wine (optional)

How to make Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Step 1: Following the package directions, cook the pasta. Drain well when done.

Step 2: In the meantime, in a large skillet, heat the oil and butter over medium heat. Add the shrimp and Seasoning Mix once the butter has melted and cooked for about 3 to 4 minutes until the shrimp is pink. Add in the lemon juice or wine (if desired) and stir well.

Step 3: Add the cooked and drained pasta. Toss to coat the pasta well with the sauce. Before serving, garnish with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired. Enjoy!

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