Lemon Garlic Scampi Pasta Recipe

Lemon Garlic Scampi Pasta Recipe


A vibrant medley of succulent scampi and tender pasta, enveloped in a buttery garlic-lemon sauce, awaits. This exquisite dish brings a touch of sophistication to any dinner table, perfect for impressing guests or enjoying a luxurious weeknight feast.


  • 400g pasta
  • 500g scampi tails, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 40g butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pasta Preparation
    1 Pasta Preparation

    Boil pasta in salted water until al dente; drain.

  2. Cook Scampi
    2 Cook Scampi

    In a pan, heat oil and half the butter, sauté scampi until just cooked through and set aside.

  3. Aromatic Base
    3 Aromatic Base

    Add remaining butter to the pan. Sauté garlic until golden, then deglaze with white wine.

  4. Combine and Emulsify
    4 Combine and Emulsify

    Return scampi to the pan, add lemon juice and zest, and toss with pasta. Warm through to meld flavours.

  5. Serve
    5 Serve

    Season with salt and pepper, garnish with parsley, and serve immediately.

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