shrimp with pasta

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Emelia's Pickled Garlic

Elevate your culinary experience with a twist on the classic shrimp scampi. This spicy version features Emelia’s pickled garlic or chili garlic, adding a zest that transforms the dish into a fiery delight.



  1. Pasta Preparation: Begin by cooking your pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. Sauté the Shrimp: Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Infuse the oil with Emelia’s pickled garlic and, if desired, chili. Add shrimp and cook until pink.
  3. Deglaze: Add white wine and lemon juice to the skillet, stirring to lift any settled bits.
  4. Combine: Mix the cooked pasta with the shrimp, sprinkle in chopped parsley, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve: Dish the spicy scampi, garnishing with extra parsley and a lemon wedge for a vibrant finish.

This quick and flavourful shrimp scampi is ideal for a weeknight dinner or impressing guests. Emelia’s pickled ingredients not only enhance the dish with unique flavors but also add a gourmet touch.

Explore more of Emelia’s gourmet offerings and recipes by visiting Emelia's The Saucy Australian.

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