Famous Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi

This Famous Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi seasoned to perfection with lemon juice, garlic, Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese. Make everyone’s favorite dish right at home – it’s budget-friendly and it looks so fancy without any of the hard work! Famous for its seafood dishes, Red Lobster has been serving up delicious fish and more since 1968. Now you can make your favorite Red Lobster recipes at home with this collection from Recipe4Living!

I have been eating some version of shrimp scampi since I was a little girl, and have always loved it. Not surprising, since I love most dishes with butter and garlic in them! When getting ready to share my recipe for shrimp scampi, I got to thinking – what is the history behind this delectable dish?

The copycat recipes below bring together the indulgent flavors of butter, garlic and shrimp you would find in the same dish at Red Lobster, allowing for a delicious dining experience right at home.


You’ll Need:

1 lb peeled and deveined medium shrimp.
1 tbsp of pure olive oil.
2 tbsps of finely chopped garlic.
1 ½ cups of white whine.
½ fresh lemon, (only the juice).
1 tsp of Italian seasoning.
½ cup of softened butter.
1 tbsp of parsley.
½ cup of grated parmesan cheese.

How to:

Add olive oil to a heated cast iron skillet then sauté the shrimp until tender and no longer translucent, remove the shrimp from the skillet and reduce the heat.
Sauté the garlic for 2 to 3 minutes and make sure you won’t brown it.
Add in the white wine and lemon juice and cook until it’s reduced to half then add the Italian seasoning. Reduce the heat and add in the butter and the shrimp. Mix in the parsley and season with salt and pepper.
Top with grated parmesan cheese.