Shrimp Scampi With Vermouth Recipe

Shrimp Scampi
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
155 Calories
7g Fat
3g Carbs
17g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 155
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 160mg 53%
Sodium 850mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 147mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Shrimp scampi is always a favorite, and so easy! Serve this scampi as an appetizer with toothpicks.


  • 2 pounds extra large shrimp (26 to 30 per pound), peeled and deveined

  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 1/3 cup dry vermouth

  • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley fresh

  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat oil over medium-low heat in a large skillet.

  2. Sauté shrimp; add vermouth, garlic, salt, and pepper; simmer until liquid is almost evaporated.

  3. Sprinkle with parsley and lemon juice.

  4. Gently stir and serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or serve with hot cooked rice or pasta.