Shrimp Scampi you can make this easily in the microwave, have a filling dinner in just a few minutes.

Sometimes the hardest part of cooking dinner is having to cook dinner after you have worked all day. you now have the complex task of cooking dinner.  This recipe for shrimp scampi makes both the shrimp, and rice to go along with this.  This recipe will have you sitting down to a tasty dinner in no time.

shrimp scampi made in the microwave

Microwave Shrimp Scampi

Yield: 4 servings.

shrimp scampi made in the microwave

Shrimp Scampi

You can make this easily in the microwave, have a filling dinner in just a few minutes.
5 from 7 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Seafood, Shirmp, Shirmp Scampi
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 490kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound jumbo raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup hot cooked rice or pasta


  • In a microwave-safe 2-quart casserole, place in butter and cook until melted. Remove and stir in parsley flakes, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Add shrimp, toss to coat. Cover and Microwave at high for 3 to 5 minutes. Cooking time will vary with the size of shrimp. When cooked shrimp will appear pink. Serve over hot cooked rice and sprinkle with paprika if you desire.


Calories: 490kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 1381mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 730IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 196mg | Iron: 3mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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