Light Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash | Grandbaby Cakes

Light Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash

Deliciously light shrimp scampi over spaghetti squash
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword date night, light recipes, seafood recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 739 kcal
Author Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen large shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • Lemon pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 medium spaghetti squashes baked
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • Lemon wedges


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Drizzle with lemon juice; sprinkle evenly with garlic, salt, and pepper, red pepper flakes and lemon pepper.
  2. Add to pan over medium heat with olive oil. When shrimp have cooked for just a few minutes, add white wine and allow it to reduce by 1/2.
  3. Serve shrimp over spaghetti squash and garnish with parsley and lemons and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Light Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 739 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 857mg 286%
Sodium 3103mg 129%
Potassium 1399mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 70g 23%
Dietary Fiber 14g 56%
Sugars 27g
Protein 76g 152%
Vitamin A 29.9%
Vitamin C 60.2%
Calcium 72.9%
Iron 58.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.