Spicy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Spicy Shrimp Scampi Recipe


  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp, peeled (with tail shells left on), deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 jalapeƱo chile seeded, chopped (or 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes)
  • 3 tablespoons Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
  • Cooked rice or pasta

  1. Place shrimp in large bowl; season well with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat until butter is melted. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Add wine; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and chile. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp to skillet; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink. Gently stir in lemon juice, parsley and basil. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Serve immediately over rice.

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