Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

This Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta is just 266 calories and takes only 17 minutes to make, from start to finish! Try this low calorie shrimp scampi pasta for a quick and healthy dinner the entire family will love.

 Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Everything You’ll Need

  • 10 ounces linguine (or your favorite pasta)
  • 1 ½ pounds extra large shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine (or chicken broth)
  • Salt and pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

 Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Low Calorie Shrimp Scampi Pasta Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep – Cook the pasta and shrimp according to the directions, and then allow to cool completely. Scoop single servings into individual containers, or family sized servings into a large container.
Frozen Leftovers – Will hold in the freezer for 1 month.
Refrigerated Leftovers – Will hold in the refrigerator for 4 days.
Reheating – Add defrosted single servings to a microwave and heat for 2-3 minutes until warmed through. Or add to a skillet over medium-low and cook mixing often until warmed through (about 8 minutes).

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Low Calorie Shrimp Scampi Pasta

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Get ready to jump for joy… This recipe for shrimp scampi with linguine is only 266 calories per serving!
I have cut the calories without sacrificing the flavor or portion size, so you can enjoy this wonderful shrimp scampi recipe without guilt!
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 266 kcal


  • 10 ounces linguine or your favorite pasta
  • 1 ½ pounds extra large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  • Cook linguine according to the instruction on the package.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  • Add wine and simmer for about 3 minutes, until it’s reduced down by about 1/2.
  • In an even layer, add the shrimp. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Mix in the lemon juice, then add the pasta to the skillet and toss together with the shrimp and sauce. Top with parsley and serve.


Calories: 266kcalCarbohydrates: 40.7gProtein: 9.6gFat: 4.6gSaturated Fat: 2.1gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 56mgPotassium: 179mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.3gCalcium: 25mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Healthy Shrimp Scampi Pasta, Low Calorie Shrimp Scampi Pasta
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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Article History:

  • Originally written and published October 8, 2020 by Audrey Johns
  • Most recent update on November 10, 2023 by Audrey Johns

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