Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Ready to try something totally traditional but COMPLETELY different? Look no further than this week's recipe for Grilled Shrimp Scampi- a Lean and Green meal that is SO easy, SO delicious and SO versatile you'll want to make a few pounds to have in the fridge for leftovers! With only 3 little ingredients, this is one that will become a staple in your house, guaranteed.

Combining the rich flavors of Garlic, Onion and Lemon Zest with Juicy Lemon Oil, Sea Salt and Black Pepper with sweet, wild caught jumbo shrimp and then tenderly cooking them over an open flame creates a meal that is as beautiful and elegant as it is delicious!

With all the flavor (ok, actually MORE!) and barely any of the fat, you won't believe how easy and delisious this turns out on the grill- amazing Indeed! Super easy, quick and delicious this low carb meal is great as a Lean and Green Recipe, an HCG recipe, Weight Watchers or keto recipe.



Definitely use wild caught shrimp- I beg you not to buy the ones from Vietnam or Thailand (you can Google why... and I saw the farming 1st hand in Thailand !!) The flavor and texture, not to mention health benefits far outweigh the little extra cost.  Happy Cooking!


Grilled Shrimp Scampi

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes

Servings: 4 Serving 



  1. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and toss to coat. Let sit while grill heats up.

  2. Preheat grill to medium high (about 350 degrees).

  3. Add the shrimp to a grill basket and place on the grill.

  4. Cook for 15-20 minutes, tossing occasionally with tongs. You'll know they're thoroughly cooked when they are dark pink and opaque.

  5. Serve warm or chilled.

    Serving Size is 1/4 of this recipe. Serves 4 people.  Nutrition facts below.

Nutrition Facts

Optavia Counts Per Serving

0 -  Lean

0 - Leaner

1 - Leanest

0 - Green

1 - Condiments

1 - Healthy Fat

Weight Watchers Points
Per Serving

4 Weight Watchers Points

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Nutritional Data Information:

This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and the nutritional data on this site has not been evaluated or approved by a nutritionist or the Food and Drug Administration. Nutritional information is offered as a courtesy and should not be construed as a guaran- tee. The data is calculated through an online nutritional calculator, Very Well Fit. Although I do my best to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures should be considered estimates only. Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased, natural fluctuations in fresh produce, and the way ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. Furthermore, different online calculators provide different results depending on their own nutrition fact sources and algorithms. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information in a given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator.