How to Make Baby Shrimp Scampi at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

The word seafood is an emotion of pure love and dedication towards food. There is no other cuisine in this world that is healthier than seafood. You will be surprised to know that seafood is considered one of the world’s most consumed foods. People across the continents consume various varieties of sea creatures and love to eat them.

We all know the fact of how healthy seafood is. This cuisine provides the necessary nutrients that are required by our body. And today, I will share a recipe with you guys that will create an interest of yours towards this cuisine.

Today we will make a special recipe that is very popular in the regions of southeast Asia and Central America and is known as Baby Shrimp Scampi. This recipe is terrific in taste and takes very little time to cook. If I tell you briefly about this recipe, it is a combination of butter and white wine incorporated with the shrimps. The sweet and sour taste of butter and lemon juice makes this recipe an exceptional one.

Try this recipe once and you will not regret this decision of yours. Moving ahead, let’s start the preparation of this recipe and gather the ingredients that we will need to make it. The ingredients are listed in the table below and can be collected from any local store. Get them and let’s begin our journey of making these Baby Shrimp Scampi at home.

Health note: seafood is rich in various nutrients that include Omega-3 fatty acids and high proteins. The omega-3 fatty acids are known for multiple positive effects on the body that includes preventing heart diseases and overall muscle health. Consuming seafood makes us prone to various diseases and keeps our body fit and healthy.

Ingredients for Baby Shrimp Scampi

Bay shrimp3 pc
Garlic¼ cloves
Butter1 tsp
Parsley1 tsp
Lemon juice½ tsp
White wine1 tsp

Time is not an issue while making this recipe. You will be surprised to know how quickly these Baby Shrimp Scampi can be made. Here are the complete time details.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 minutes7 minutes12 minutes

After seeing the timings, I am sure you will be surprised and will take more interest in trying this recipe at home. Join me as i will show you every step of its cooking and will make it from scratch.

Baby Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Baby Shrimp Scampi recipe
  1. Take a skillet and add some butter to it.
  2. Allow the butter to melt and after it melts down, add the chopped garlic into it. 
  3. Saute garlic into butter for around 1-2 minutes until the garlic is cooked a little bit.
  4. Now add shrimp into it and saute it with garlic for half a minute. Keep the heat at medium and don’t overcook it.
  5. Now introduce parsley into the skillet and stir it along with the shrimps.
  6. After the shrimps look almost done, add some white wine and toss them in it. Cook for two more minutes.
  7. At last, add some lemon juice and garnish with a lemon wedge and serve immediately.

Here you have successfully made these Baby Shrimp Scampi without any difficulty. Enjoy it with your family or friends and have a great time,

Nutritional Breakdown of Baby Shrimp Scampi

The nutritional breakdown of this recipe is listed in the table below for your convenience. Have a look and note down the values for reference.

Fats5.4 gm
Cholesterol147.3 mg
Sodium558.8 mg
Sugars0 gm
Protein16 gm

How to Make Baby Shrimp Scampi at Home | Video

I’ve added a video below, so it’ll be easier for you to make this Baby Shrimp Scampi at home.

Video by Gary Ford

The recipe is completed and I hope you like this short and sweet recipe. Make sure to share your experience and tell us your thoughts in the comments section below. Till then, have a great day and happy cooking!

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