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5 from 3 votes

Baked shrimp scampi

An incredibly easy low carb, kid friendly weeknight dinner for the whole family to enjoy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian / American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 340.8kcal
Author: Amira


  • 2 pounds large shrimp  peeled and deveined.
  • 1/3  cup  melted butter.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil.
  • cloves  garlic  minced. 2 teaspoons
  • 1/4  cup  fresh chopped parsley leaves.
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro. Note1
  • Tablespoons  grated parmesan cheese
  • Tablespoons lemon juice.
  • 1/2  teaspoon  crushed red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt or to taste.
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  • Lemon wedges to serve


  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Place shrimps on your baking dish and top with butter and olive oil.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients. Gently toss to combine then arrange in a single layer.
  • Place in oven until pink and thoroughly cooked, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, garnish with more parsley and parmesan cheese if desired and serve.


Note1: I highly recommend using cilantro it gives a very desirable fragrance to the dish but if you do not like it feel free to leave it off.
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Calories: 340.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.5g | Protein: 31.5g | Fat: 22.3g | Saturated Fat: 8.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10.1g | Cholesterol: 256.7mg | Sodium: 837.7mg | Potassium: 308.9mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 17.5IU | Calcium: 11.3mg | Iron: 22.1mg