Shrimp Scampi with Wilted Spinach



For the shrimp

  • 2 Tablespoons  olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons  unsalted butter
  • garlic cloves, silvered
  • 1 Pinch of  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • 1 Pound  large frozen, uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 Cup  white wine
  • 4 Cups  fresh baby spinach
  • 1 Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons  finely chopped flat leaf parsley

A classic dish perfect for using frozen shrimp.


For the shrimp

Heat a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-high and add the olive oil and butter.

Once the butter melts, foams up, and subsides, add the garlic, a pinch of salt and red pepper flakes.

Sauté for a minute, or until you see the edges of some of the garlic just beginning to brown.

As soon as the garlic begins to brown, add the shrimp to the pan. Add white wine and stir to combine. Increase the heat to high and let the wine boil vigorously for 1-2 minutes.  

Right before serving, add spinach to the pan and stir until spinach is just wilted. Also delicious served over angel hair pasta.

Top with lemon juice and garnish with parsley. 


Calories per serving:

261 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Sugar Conscious

Daily value:



  • Fat 65g 99%
  • Carbs 12g 4%
  • Saturated 26g 131%
  • Fiber 3g 14%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 29g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 96g 192%
  • Cholesterol 822mg 274%
  • Sodium 941mg 39%
  • Calcium 461mg 46%
  • Magnesium 271mg 68%
  • Potassium 2,053mg 59%
  • Iron 7mg 37%
  • Zinc 7mg 47%
  • Phosphorus 1,079mg 154%
  • Vitamin A 905µg 101%
  • Vitamin C 54mg 89%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 9%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 17%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 6%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 23%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 250µg 63%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 1%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 38%
  • Vitamin K 725µg 906%
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