Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Try this healthier version of classic shrimp scampi. It’s the perfect quick and easy recipe when you’re short on time.

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Shrimp Scampi

Course dinner
Cuisine Seafood
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 413 kcal


  • 3 oz dry whole-wheat pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided use
  • 8 oz medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup low-sodium, organic vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • Crushed red pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 3 fresh parsley sprigs, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped


  1. Bring large pot of water to boil for pasta.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside.

  3. While pasta is cooking, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Add shrimp and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is opaque and firm. Remove shrimp from pan. Set aside.

  5. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft.

  6. Add lemon juice, broth, wine, black pepper, and red pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes.

  7. Add shrimp, parsley, and basil; cook until heated through.

  8. Divide pasta between 2 plates; top evenly with shrimp mixture.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Scampi
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 413 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 173mg58%
Sodium 583mg25%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
2 Yellow
1 Red
3 tsp.