Simple Shrimp Scampi (Sylvie)

Simple Shrimp Scampi (Sylvie)

I love to cook and when I was little this was one of the first recipes I learnt how to make on my own.

Recipe by Sylvie


1 onion 

4 cloves of garlic minced 

1 pound bag of shrimp

 2 tablespoons  lemon

4 tablespoon of butter

½ cup chicken broth

1 tsp of Xawaash


  1. Heat 4 tablespoons of butter. When the butter is melted, fry the onion on low to medium heat. When the onion is soft (5 mins) add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  2. Add shrimp to butter, onions and garlic . Cook until pink.
  3. Drain liquid into a bowl or a measuring cup.
  4. Add ½ cup of chicken broth and 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon Xawaash. Stir to combine. Place the frying pan on the warming section of the stove.
  5. When the pasta is almost cooked, move the frying pan with shrimp back to the element on medium to low heat.
  6. When the pasta is cooked, carefully take it off the stove and drain it in a colander. 


4 servings

Serving Suggestions:

Salad or vegetables 

Prep time: 15 minutes 

Cook time: 20 minutes 

Tools & Equipment -

  • Frying pan 
  • Colander 
  • All measuring spoons 
  • Mincer 



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