Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine is low in calories and completely amazing!

The secret is the low calorie, homemade sauce for scampi shrimp I have included. Best of all, you can make this easy recipe in just 15 minutes!

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This shrimp scampi recipe can actually be made in less than 10 minutes, really it’s the linguine that takes so long to cook.

In the next sections you will find a shopping list, printable recipe card, and a nutrition guide for shrimp scampi recipes.

This 266 calorie healthy recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine can be made in just 15 minutes!

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

In the next sections I will show you how to make a low calorie recipe scampi sauce, this is the key to saving calories in this amazing dish!

An average shrimp scampi sauce recipe calls for about 1/4 cup butter. But this yummy shrimp recipe only needs 1 tablespoon for the entire recipe! We don’t cut corners on the wine, it’s in there!

Best of all, we let the low calorie shrimp do the heavy lifting. So you can have a large portion or only 266 calories.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Shrimp Scampi Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Shrimp Scampi with Linguine
  • Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine (recipe card!)
  • Shrimp Scampi Calories and Nutrition

I make this recipe to shrimp scampi easy and inexpensive! A tip to help you save even more time with this meal, take a screenshot of the shopping list below so you have it when you go to the grocery store.

Low calorie, healthy recipes for pasta shrimp scampi can be found below in the printable recipe card. Along with nutrition and a how to guide!

What is Shrimp Scampi? Most often, shrimp scampi is a dish served over long pasta. This shrimp dish cooked in garlic, butter and white wine, it is delicious over pasta or alone.

Shrimp Scampi Ingredients

Most Shrimp scampi ingredients are relatively simple, you may even have most of them on hand right now!

You can make this shrimp scampi simple by serving it with a slice of French bread or sourdough toast.

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This shrimp in pasta recipe is easy to make and calls for a lot of pantry staple ingredients!

Shrimp Scampi Shopping List:

  • Linguine
  • Extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Unsalted butter
  • Garlic
  • Dry white wine or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Lemon
  • Parsley

I recommend taking a screenshot on your phone of the shopping list above for the shrimp scampi easy recipe, this way you have it on your phone the next time you go grocery shopping.

Homemade shrimp scampi pasta recipe can be made in just 15 minutes, for only 266 calories!

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How to Make Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

I make this pasta with shrimp scampi easy and fast, making the recipe perfect for weeknight meals.

Below, I will show you just how easy it is to make this wonderful shrimp pasta recipe. Further down in this article, you’ll find all of the information combined in a sharable recipe card.

Shrimp scampi pasta recipes are often very high in calories! For instance, did you know Olive Garden’s shrimp Scampi is over 500 calories?

This, homemade, low calorie version is just 266 calories!

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

So, the next time you’re craving your favorite shrimp scampi recipe pasta, try out this low calorie version instead of the high calorie ones! This healthy recipe is made with all the traditional shrimp scampi ingredients, just in a healthier way!

How to Make Shrimp Scampi:

  1. Cook linguine according to the instruction on the package.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  4. Add wine and simmer for about 3 minutes, until it’s reduced down by about 1/2.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

In the next section I will share my skinny shrimp scampi recipe sauce in the sharable recipe card!

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This low calorie recipe for shrimp scampi with linguine can be made quick and easily. And for 1/2 the calories of the traditional recipe.

You’ll cut the butter down from 1/4 cup to just one tablespoon… This way you get all the wonderful flavor, without all the extra fat and calories.

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Recipe for Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

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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 5 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 266 kcal

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcalCarbohydrates: 40.7gProtein: 9.6gFat: 4.6gSaturated Fat: 2.1gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 56mgPotassium: 179mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.3gCalcium: 25mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Main Course, pasta, seafood
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