Our Best Shrimp Scampi Recipes

When you're craving lemony and buttery shrimp, don't call for a reservation. Make an impressive shrimp scampi at home with these recipes from Food Network.

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The Pioneer Woman's Shrimp Scampi

"Part of the key to shrimp scampi is lemon juice," Ree Drummond says. "You really can't add too much lemon juice!" She flavors her shrimp scampi with two lemons, the usual butter and garlic, and an unexpected ingredient to give the shrimp a nice spiciness: hot sauce.

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Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Ina Garten's Linguine with Shrimp Scampi calls for lemon juice and lemon zest, and she even tops the dish with lemon slices. Follow her lead and cook the pasta in the garlicky, lemony sauce for just a few minutes before serving to allow the pasta to really absorb the flavor.

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Food Network Kitchen's Shrimp Scampi

Tons of garlicky flavor, endless serving options and only one pan to clean up — this shrimp dish is a slam-dunk. Serve it simply as an appetizer, or spoon it over pasta for a protein-packed main dish.

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Barefoot Contessa's Baked Shrimp Scampi

For a flavorful yet easy-to-prepare dish fit for guests, arrange marinated jumbo shrimp in a shallow baking dish, cover with a buttery and crunchy topping, then bake for only 10 minutes.

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

If you love shrimp scampi, you can make shrimp scampi. Tyler Florence proves it's as simple as that with this recipe. He cooks his shrimp scampi dockside along the beautiful Louisiana bayou, but it'll be equally delicious made in your own kitchen.

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Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Flavor cooked grits with just a touch of Parmesan and a tablespoon of butter to create the perfect bed for tender, lemony shrimp. This is one comforting meal without any guilt.

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Shrimp Scampi

Make a restaurant-quality shrimp scampi with this recipe featured in Food Network Magazine. Tip: If the sauce is too thin, stir in one tablespoon of dry breadcrumbs and bring to a boil. The breadcrumbs will thicken the sauce and help it perfectly coat the shrimp.

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Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Heat things up a bit and take your shrimp scampi outside to the grill. Marinate the shrimp in Bobby Flay's quick mixture flavored with a hint of fennel seed but a lot of garlic, then grill them until they're slightly charred. A lemony sauce filled with fresh tarragon and thyme is the perfect finishing touch.

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Shrimp Scampi Dip

The chefs in Food Network Kitchen have taken everything you know and love about shrimp scampi — the garlic, lemon and shrimp — and mixed it with mozzarella, sour cream, mayo and Parmesan to create one rich and creamy dip. Serve this crowd-pleasing appetizer with bread or crackers at your next potluck.

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Shrimp Scampi with Garlic Toasts

For an easy twist on the classic, pair parsley-flecked shrimp with garlicky toasts. Simply broil the shrimp, broil the crusty bread, top with a buttery sauce, then serve.

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Shrimp Scampi Over Pesto Couscous

Quick-cooking couscous makes getting dinner on the table a breeze. Spoon Sandra Lee's shrimp scampi over pesto couscous for a meal the whole family will enjoy.

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Grilled Shrimp Scampi Style with Soy Sauce, Fresh Ginger and Garlic

Brush large shrimp with Bobby's sweet-tart mixture flavored with honey and lime. Then simply grill them for a minute or two per side before plating.

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Shrimp Scampi Mac and Cheese

This mashup of macaroni 'n' cheese and your favorite garlicky shrimp dish is deeply cheesy and satisfying.

 

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Ribbony Shrimp and Pasta Scampi

For a shrimp scampi that's low in fat but packed with flavor, look no further than this recipe from Food Network Kitchen. It's filled with squash ribbons, bright cherry tomatoes, garlicky shrimp and whole-wheat spaghetti.

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Scampi on Couscous

This Scampi on Couscous is one of Giada De Laurentiis' favorite Sicilian seafood dishes. Cook couscous in a seasoned tomato broth and top with shrimp sauteed in garlic and oil, and this dish will easily become one of your faves too.

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Lightened-Up Shrimp Scampi

This multigrain spaghetti and garlicky shrimp dish is anything but bland; it's bathed in a white wine-and-lemon sauce and topped with crushed multigrain croutons.

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Shrimp and Scallop Scampi with Linguine

Go beyond shrimp with this recipe from Food Network Kitchen. Buttery scallops are a welcome addition, pairing perfectly with the garlic- and lemon-infused sauce. And it's doubtful anyone will complain about the extra protein.

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Best 5 Shrimp Scampi Recipes

Check out Food Network's top-five shrimp scampi recipes below to find classic and creative takes on this quick-fix dish from Giada, Bobby, Ina and more chefs.