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Creamy Shrimp Scampi in a Bowl

Creamy Shrimp Scampi

Creamy Shrimp Scampi is one of those dishes that just hits the spot. Plump, juicy shrimps pair perfectly with my special, creamy sauce. Pour yourself a glass of white wine, kick back, and dig into this classic pasta dish! 
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword scampi recipe, shrimp scampi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 469kcal


  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 lb linguine
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup white cooking wine
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


  • Prepare the ingredients for the recipe. Cook pasta per package instructions.
    Ingredients for the shrimp scampi
  • Melt butter in a skillet, add in pressed garlic and cook for about a minute.
    Butter with garlic and butter in a skillet
  • Add in shrimp. If they're not cooked, cook until shrimp turns pink. To the shrimp, add in lemon juice and wine. Bring it to a simmer.
    Cooking shrimp in a skillet with sauce
  • Stir fettuccine into the mix, add Parmesan and stir to combine it all together. Add in the heavy whipping cream and bring to a simmer. Immediately remove the scampi from heat.
    Fettuccini with cream and parmesan
  • Season with salt if needed, garnish with herbs and serve right away.
    Creamy Shrimp Scampi in a Bowl


Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 766mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 3.2mg