Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp Scampi recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp Scampi using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hanerl

Makes 4 servings



A healthy supper loaded with protein

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp Scampi

2 tsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves
1 tsp dried oregano
1 pound shrimp, medium, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup wine, dry white or vermouth
2 tsp cornstarch
3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
8 oz spaghetti, whole wheat
1/4 cup parsley, fresh, chopped

Recipe Directions for Shrimp Scampi

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add oregano and stir to coat. Add shrimp and sauté until bright pink, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add wine and simmer about 1 minute.

  2. Dissolve cornstarch in chicken broth in a small cup and whisk until blended; add mixture to skillet and simmer 2 minutes, until sauce thickens. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Transfer cooked linguini to four individual shallow bowls and spoon shrimp and sauce over top; sprinkle with parsley. Yields about 1 1/3 cups of pasta, 1/4 cup of sauce and 3 ounces of shrimp per serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 240.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
326
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
263mg
88%
Sodium
488mg
20%
Potassium
399mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
34.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
31.4g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 7% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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