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Shrimp Scampi

This delicious recipe for shrimp scampi is courtesy of Patsy's owner, Sal Scognomillo.

  • servings: 4




  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 16 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and deveined
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup clam juice or broth
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup Seasoned Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Step 1

    Preheat broiler.

  2. Step 2

    Melt butter in a medium ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until lightly golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp and cook until well coated with butter and garlic, 1 to 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, clam juice, and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and let simmer, 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Uncover; sprinkle shrimp with paprika. Transfer skillet to broiler and broil until shrimp are lightly browned and cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove skillet from broiler, top with breadcrumbs and drizzle with oil. Return skillet to broiler and broil until breadcrumbs are lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; serve immediately.

The Martha Stewart Show, December Holiday 2007



Reviews (1)

  • connelkr 27 Mar, 2008

    This is so good and fairly easy. Restaurant quality!