Shrimp scampi is a common favorite and so easy to prepare. Simple ingredients add to, but don’t take any flavor away from these succulent shrimp served on a fresh bed of spinach. This dish is great served warm or cold.

Shrimp Scampi


100 grams shrimp

1 lemon, divided

3 Tbsp natural chicken broth or water

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbsp basil, dried

1 Tbsp oregano, dried

Pinch of cayenne pepper

Dash of Morton’s light salt

1 cup spinach

Dash of black pepper



1)  Place shrimp, 1/2 lemon juice, chicken broth or water, and garlic in a pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes until shrimp is pink and heated through.

2)  While cooking: sprinkle shrimp with basil, oregano, cayenne pepper, and salt.

3)  Remove shrimp from heat and cool 5 minutes.

4)  Place shrimp on spinach or cabbage. Sprinkle entire dish with pepper and remaining 1/2 lemon juice.

5)  Serve cold or warm, but not hot enough to wilt spinach.Shrimp Scampi 2



Makes 1 serving.

148.4 cal; 1.9 g fat, 11.2 g carb; 3.4 g fiber; 23.4 g protein