Delicious Homemade Shrimp Scampi Recipe with Noodles and Butter

If you love seafood and pasta, then you'll adore this delicious homemade shrimp scampi recipe. It is a classic dish that is quick and easy to make, and perfect for a weeknight dinner. With tender shrimp cooked in garlic butter and served over a bed of noodles, it's a dish packed full of flavor. So, let's get cooking!


For this recipe, you will need:
1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 pound of spaghetti
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 cup of butter
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup of lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Begin by cooking the spaghetti according to package instructions until it is al dente.
2. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
3. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes to the skillet and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
4. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, stirring occasionally.
5. Once the shrimp is cooked, add the chopped parsley and lemon juice to the skillet. Stir to combine.
6. Drain the cooked spaghetti and add it to the skillet with the shrimp and sauce. Toss to combine everything well.
7. Serve hot on plates or bowls and enjoy!


1. To make this dish spicier, use more red pepper flakes or add sliced chili peppers.
2. For a gluten-free version, substitute spaghetti with zucchini noodles or gluten-free pasta.
3. To make this recipe more budget-friendly, consider using frozen shrimp instead of fresh.
4. For added flavor, top with grated Parmesan cheese.