Shrimp Scampi

Scampi (also known as langoustines) are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans that are often used in traditional Italian cooking where you’ll see them sautéed with olive oil, garlic, onion and white wine.  The American version of the classic dish instead favors shrimp, hence its name, Shrimp Scampi. Our Paleo Shrimp Scampi recipe is simple, quick and delicious! It makes a filling yet light lunch or dinner, that is also loaded with all the healthful benefits that shrimp and other seafood has to offer. If you enjoyed this Shrimp Scampi recipe, try our Paleo Shrimp Cakes recipe next time! For even more delicious and FREE Paleo recipes, visit our PaleoPlan Recipe Center.

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Shrimp Scampi

Servings 2

Total Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 371

carbohydrate 5g

protein 46g

fat 17g


  • 1 pound(s) shrimp, large, no tail raw, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 medium garlic clove(s) sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) parsley, dried
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sea salt (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper (optional)
  • 1 medium lemon(s) cut into wedges


  1. In a large pan, sauté the olive oil and garlic slices over medium heat for one to two minutes to flavor the oil.
  2. Add the shrimp, parsley and salt and pepper (if using). Stir frequently until shrimp turn pink and become opaque.
  3. Serve with one or two lemon wedges.