How to Make Grilled Shrimp Scampi?

One day, I was at home looking for something crunchy and chewy. Guess what I have found to make. I will give the hint it is seafood.

I guess you haven't got it. I will tell you it is Grilled Shrimp Scampi.

After I heard about the name of Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe. I was very confused about what is scampi? It is an Italian word that arrives from Langoustine and most of the people in Europe called it Norway lobsters and Dublin Bay prawns.

In what sense can we call Shrimp Scampi healthy? Shrimp Scampi helps to reduce belly fat. Because it has Omega 3 which is the main reason it will help to reduce belly fat and it has high cholesterol which is not good for health but you can have it accordingly.

I have cleared all my doubts and thought to make it from the recipe which I get from my friend who lives in Andaman and Nicobar. I was thinking of sharing the Grilled Shrimp Recipe with my lovely food lovers while I was making it for myself.

But first, you have to gather all the ingredients required to make Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe at Home.


Ingredients For Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

For Marinated Shrimp

Ingredients

Amount

Large Shrimp

1/2 Pounds

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/3 Cup

Fresh Lemon Juice

1/4 Cup

Chopped Garlic Cloves

1 tbsp

Finely Chopped Shallot

2 tbsp

Fresh Chopped Parsley

1 tbsp

Kosher Salt

1 tsp

Ground Black Pepper

1/2 tsp


For Dipping Sauce

Ingredients

Amount

Butter

4 tbsp

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 Cup

Finely Chopped Garlic

1/2 tsp

Kosher Salt

1/4 tsp

Grated Lemon Zest

1 tsp

Fresh Lemon Juice

1 tbsp

Sliced Scallions

1 tbsp

Chopped Parsley

1 tbsp

Red Pepper Flakes

1/4 tsp

You will get all these ingredients from the nearby supermarket.

I was very excited to make it and One thing I noticed is how much time it will take to make it and from my assumptions, I have assumed the timings and mentioned the timings in the table below.


How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation Time

Cooking Time

Total Time

70 Mins

10 Mins

80 Mins

So, now is the easiest part of this recipe, which I think you can do even without my instructions. Seems interesting right? So, let’s make this Grilled Shrimp Scampi.


Grilled Shrimp Scampi


For Shrimp

  1. Cut the shrimp with a paring knife, from tip to tail begins. Sear the tip of the shrimp dark vein.
  2. Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, shallots, parsley, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. with shrimp to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave the bowl for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  3. For 15 minutes preheat the grill over medium flame. Apply the oil to make the grill non stick and remove the shrimp from the marinade and grill for 5 minutes until they look transparent.
  4. With the help of skewers remove the shrimp from the grill to the serving platter. Over the shrimp drizzle the lemon garlic butter and make a bed of rice and place the shrimp.


For Dipping Sauce
  1. Melt the butter and olive oil on a saucepan and stir the garlic for 1 minute.
  2. In the saucepan add salt, lemon juice and zest, scallions, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Serve it with shrimp.


Finally, Grilled Shrimp Scampi is ready to replace your delicious starters. Follow these above-mentioned steps to make your Shrimp Scampi just like they serve in Red Lobster.


Nutritional Facts Of Grilled Shrimp Scampi

This dish is really nutritious and helps to maintain your diet. So here is a complete breakdown of the nutritional elements of this recipe.

Calories

565g

Carbohydrates

3g

Protein

35g

Fats

1 tsp

Cholesterol

1 tbsp

Sodium

1 tbsp

Potassium

1 tbsp

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