Lemon-Infused Olive Oil Shrimp Scampi

Posted by Madelaine Oke on

Prep time

10 min

Cook time

5 min


4 pers


  • 1/3 cup Arlotta Lemon Infused Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 pounds shell-on deveined jumbo shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Step 1

Heat Arlotta Lemon Infused Olive Oil in a large skillet over high heat.

Step 2

Add sliced garlic to the heated oil and cook until translucent.

Step 3

Sprinkle red pepper flakes and paprika into the oil.

Step 4

Add the shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat them evenly with the seasoned oil.

Step 5

Cook the shrimp until they turn bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, which should take about 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 6

Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the chopped fresh basil to the skillet. Toss lightly to incorporate.

Step 7

Season the shrimp with salt and black pepper to taste.

Step 8

Serve hot and enjoy!

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