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8 Weeknight Shrimp And Scallop Scampi Recipes

Fresh lobster-like crustaceans paired with a garlicky, creamy sauce, typically served over a pasta of your choice — a scampi is the perfect indulgent meal. And when paired with juicy scallops, you have an absolutely scrumptious meal.

From a garlic parmesan sauce to melted butter and wine sauce, all kinds of flavors work well with the light and sweet scallops and shrimps. You can cook them with stir-fries or pair them with pasta or kabobs. To get you started, check out these 8 quick and easy shrimp and scallop scampi recipes to whip up on weeknights!

1. Shrimp and Scallop Scampi Recipe

Make this simple but delicious recipe with some angel hair pasta, shrimp with tails or shells on, bay scallops, and some white wine and garlic and seasoning. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve it with your favorite choice of pasta or with a side of toasty bread. Toss some leafy green salad on the side, and you’ve got yourself a healthy, delicious meal.

2. Creamy Tuscan Shrimp and Scallops

It only takes 20 minutes of prep time to whip up the most delicious, creamy, and savory dish that will satisfy your seafood cravings. This recipe is by far not only the easiest to make but leaves you begging for seconds. You get shrimps, scallops, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes bathing in a heavenly garlicky parmesan cream sauce. Serve over pasta for a filling meal.

3. Shrimp and Scallop Stir-Fry

This recipe is rich in flavors but can be served as a light meal. All it requires is some fresh scallops and shrimps added with asparagus and mushrooms and stir-fried in melted butter. The combination results in an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Pair it with some white rice to enjoy it as a filling, hearty meal.

4. Shrimp and Scallop Pasta

Satisfy your midweek craving with this easy and flavorful fix. In this recipe, your seafood gets a flavorful punch from garlic, white wine, and lemon. The shrimp and scallops are seared and paired with a creamy, buttery sauce made with butter, lemon, garlic, parsley, and some red pepper flakes. Serve with long pasta noodles and enjoy this medley of flavors!

5. Shrimp and Scallops in Wine Sauce

Rich in flavor and super easy to make, this hassle-free recipe can be ready in just under 30 minutes! It includes crispy carrots, onions, and garlic cooked in oil, tossed in with some mouth-watering dry white wine. The scallops and shrimps add a tender texture to the flavorful sauce. A perfect meal to serve on date nights.

6. Sautéed Shrimp and Scallops

A delicious brothy dish cooked in butter and served with rice and French bread, this shrimp and scallop recipe will undoubtedly have you racing to the kitchen. Make the sauce with tomato, lemon, wine, and clam juice broth, with the added punch of sauteed garlic. The sauteed shrimp and scallop simmered in this sauce create a wonderful remedy to your seafood cravings.

7. Spicy Shrimp and Scallops

This recipe is easy to cook and full of flavor! Cook some bell peppers or any other vegetable with onions and tomatoes in olive oil, add the seafood and spices and serve over rice or pasta. It’s a versatile dish that you can customize as you want; you can even add your choice of vegetables to contrast or compliment the spicy sauce.

8. Scallop Shrimp Pasta with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

The sweet and salty element from shrimps and scallops paired with the umami flavors of burst tomatoes is sure to be the best part of your evening. You just need a handful of ingredients from your pantry like parsley, loads of garlic, white wine, and of course, the star of the show, cherry tomatoes. A simple meal that’s rich, smooth, and finger-lickin’ good!

AboutJamila Khan

Jamila has worked as a freelance food writer for the last five years, with expertise in recipe how-tos, food facts, and history. When she isn’t writing, you will typically find Jamila whipping up a delicious meal in the kitchen.