Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Copycat

Make everyone’s favorite dish right at home – it’s budget-friendly and it looks so fancy without any of the hard work!

Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Copycat - Make everyone's favorite dish right at home - it's budget-friendly and it looks so fancy without any of the hard work!

It’s Friday night. I have sweats on and a How to Get Away with Murder happening right now. With Butters by my side, of course.

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Postmates is on its way, but I really should have just made this instead.

I promise – it’s not as hard as it looks. It’s the exact opposite really.

Just look at that pool of butter and that crusty bread. If that’s not a seller, then I don’t know what is.

Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Copycat - Make everyone's favorite dish right at home - it's budget-friendly and it looks so fancy without any of the hard work!

Screw it. I’m canceling Postmates. It’s a shrimp scampi night for sure.

Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi Copycat

Make everyone’s favorite dish right at home – it’s budget-friendly and it looks so fancy without any of the hard work!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan

Directions:

  1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
  3. Add garlic to the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in white wine and lemon juice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 4-5 minutes. Stir in basil, oregano, rosemary and thyme.
  4. Stir in butter, 2 tablespoons at a time, until melted and smooth.
  5. Sir in shrimp and parsley; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  6. Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 447.9 Calories from Fat 264.6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.4g 45%
Saturated Fat 16.5g 83%
Trans Fat 1.3g
Cholesterol 280.2mg 93%
Sodium 361.9mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 1.2g
Protein 26.0g 52%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.