Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Appetizers and Snacks Seafood Shrimp

Shrimp marinated in lemon, garlic, and parsley for 30 minutes, then grilled. Can be used as an appetizer or main dish. This recipe also works well with scallops.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 173
Preparation time: 30m
Total cooking time: 36m


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • crushed red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • 1   In a large, non-reactive bowl, stir together the olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, and black pepper. Season with crushed red pepper, if desired. Add shrimp, and toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • 2   Preheat grill for high heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • 3   Lightly oil grill grate. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 10g 15%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Potassium 193mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 1.6g  
Dietary Fiber 0.2g  
Protein 18.7g 37%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 412IU  
Vitamin C 10mg  
Calcium 41mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 7mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 32mg  
Folate 8mcg