shrimp scampi made in the microwave
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5 from 2 votes

Shrimp Scampi

You can make this easily in the microwave, have a filling dinner in just a few minutes.
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
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 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
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