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easy shrimp scampi
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5 from 24 votes

Low-Carb Easy Shrimp Scampi

Easy Shrimp Scampi is ready in a matter of minutes and pairs nicely with zucchini noodles. Enjoy this lower calorie version for an appetizer or dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time9 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy shrimp scampi, seafood dish, shrimp scampi
Servings: 4
Calories: 206kcal
Author: simplylowcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 lb raw, uncooked shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 2 tbsp parsely, minced
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper, to taste


  • Heat skillet over medium high heat. Add butter and olive oil to the pan.
  • Once butter melts into the olive oil, add garlic. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the vegetable broth and shrimp. Stir shrimp around to coat in sauce.
  • Arrange shrimp so they lay in an even layer in the pan. Cook shrimp for 2 minutes. Flip and cook for another minute.
  • Remove shrimp from pan. Pour sauce over shrimp if desired. Sprinkle the shrimp with lemon juice, parsley, and salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


  • To keep this recipe low carb, serve with zucchini noodles that have been sautéed. 
  • Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 178mg | Sodium: 427mg | Potassium: 241mg | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2.9mg