Shrimp Scampi with Artichokes and Basil

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Shrimp Scampi with Artichokes and Basil Shrimp Scampi with Artichokes and Basil Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 7 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup dry white wine
3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Cracked black pepper
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup marinated artichoke hearts, drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
Rice, pasta, or crusty bread, for serving
1/2 cup grated Parmesan




In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the oil and melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper, to taste, and bring to a simmer. Let the liquid reduce by half, about 2 minutes.

Add the shrimp and artichokes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are just pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in the basil. Season with salt and serve over pasta, rice, or with crusty bread. Sprinkle with the cheese.

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Love your recipes Paula. I think you are very special.

By marjorie belshaw on December 27, 2013


I have just got to try recipe soon. thanks for sharing. Love you, gal.

By brenda a, johnson on March 20, 2013


Paula, my Grandson is going to love this he crazy about shrimp. Thank's far your help. I'm not a very good cook.

By Connie Moore on March 20, 2013


MMMMM...good. Easy to make. Hubby loved it when I added more garlic.

By sue schwinghammer on November 17, 2012


Easy to make...tastes wonderful. Added more garlic...mmmm good y'all :o)

By Sue Schwinghammer on November 16, 2012


This came out great...made it for the mister and I for V-Day...enjoyed it very much...

By Sherronda Martin on February 14, 2012


My husband and I just love Paula, and all of her delicious food! I made her Shrimp Scampi with Artichokes and Basil and Tiramisu Baby Cakes for my mother-in-law for her birthday dinner! She loved it, Thanks for the brownie points!!!!

By Meagan Weirich on January 20, 2012

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