Hot Shrimp Scampi Dip Recipe

This Hot Shrimp Scampi Dip is fabulous and sure to impress your family and guests.  This is one of my “fall back to” appetizer recipes.  It is so simple to make and so delicious!

This shrimp appetizer recipe was shared with me by my friend, Karen Calanchini of Redding, California.  A perfect dip to serve to guests year round for holiday gatherings and summertime festivities!


Shrimp Scampi Dip


Purchasing, Deveining, Cooking, Brining, and Etiquette of Shrimp.

Please check out my Grilled Rack of Lamb with Pinot Noir Marinade Dinner Menu and Outdoor Smoked Salmon Dinner Menu which includes this wonderful and easy-to-make Shrimp Appetizer Supreme.



Hot Shrimp Scampi Dip Recipe:
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Shrimp Scampi Dip Recipe
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
  1. In a medium bowl, combine salt, pepper, lemon juice, garlic, and mayonnaise; stir until well blended.  Place shrimp in a large resealable plastic bag, pour marinade over shrimp and close bag.  Marinate in the refrigerator several hours or overnight.  Remove from refrigerator; drain, reserving marinade in a bowl.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, basil, and dill.  Coat each shrimp with crumbs and place in a single layer in a large shallow baking dish.

  4. To remaining marinade, add melted butter and olive oil; pour over shrimp.  Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until opaque in center (cut to test).  Remove from oven.

  5. Serve with individual serving plates.  Also great served with sliced baguette bread.

  6. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Notes

* Check out Making Homemade Bread Crumbs.  I like to use coarse bread crumbs in this recipe.


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