Baked Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets-
Baked Shrimp Scampi is tossed in a delicious garlic and butter white wine sauce, made in convenient foil packets, and is healthy, low-carb, gluten-free, and may be made Paleo and Whole30. This easy weeknight dinner recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes, too!
Shrimp scampi is one particular recipes I ignore until I’m at an expensive seafood restaurant.
I notice it on the menu and immediately need to order it!
And if I don’t, I’ll spend days dreaming about that rich butter and garlic sauce with a touch of white wine, those plump, juicy shrimp, and that bite from the lemon red and pepper. I might just drive myself crazy!
In all honesty, it may be (and usually is!) a waste of money.
Once you observe quick and easy this baked shrimp scampi recipe in foil packets is to make and pick up, you’ll manage to curb those expensive restaurant cravings, too!
SHRIMP FOIL PACKETS TO THE RESCUE!
What is so amazing about any of it baked shrimp scampi recipe is just that… it’s baked!
Shrimp can turn pretty quickly from being perfectly cooked to hard and rubbery if you overcook them by merely a minute or two in the skillet.
Putting our shrimp scampi in individual foil packets and baking them in the oven not just makes them extremely cute, but also pretty foolproof!
But please note: If you get smaller shrimp than the size that is mentioned in the recipe below, please adjust your time in the oven for these shrimp foil packets!
GIMME’THAT GARLIC SHRIMP SCAMPI SAUCE
Shrimp scampi will be NOTHING without the delightfully rich and buttery sauce it is tossed in.
Before I started making baked shrimp scampi at home, I thought there was some voodoo magic that restaurants put into their shrimp scampi recipes.
Baked Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets
Baked Shrimp Scampi is tossed in a delicious garlic and butter white wine sauce, made in convenient foil packets, and is healthy, low-carb, gluten-free, low-carb, and can be made Paleo and Whole30. This easy weeknight dinner recipe comes together in under 20 minutes, too! #campingfoods #shrimps
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Category: Dinner, Main Course
- Cuisine: seafoods
- 1 ¼ – 1 ½ lbs. shrimp* peeled, deveined, 20-count/pound
- 6 Tbsp. butter or “buttery sticks”, melted
- 4 cloves garlic crushed
- 3 Tbsp. dry white wine* or chicken broth
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
- ¼ tsp. black pepper
- Parsley optional
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a small bowl whisk together the melted butter, garlic, wine, lemon juice, salt, and peppers.
Tear off four 10-inch long pieces of aluminum foil.***
Place 6-8 shrimp in the center of the aluminum foil and pour ¼ of the butter/garlic mixture over shrimp.
Bring the longer edges of the aluminum foil together and twist until just closed. (It’s OK to leave a little gap for ventilation while baking.). Roll up the shorter sides of the aluminum foil to make a foil packet. Repeat with the remaining shrimp, sauce and aluminum foil.
Place shrimp scampi foil packets on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.
Once shrimp are done cooking, serve with additional lemons and parsley.
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