noun. large shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic.
Example sentences of the word scampi
1. Noun, singular or mass
So, a shrimp scampi with a cream sauce will make for a very heavy meal.
2. Noun, plural
Using a slow cooker to prepare shrimp scampi can free up your time just before dinner since the meal is assembled several hours in advance.
3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Shrimp scampi gets its rich flavor from a blend of butter, garlic, herbs and lemon.
The flavor of gluten-free pasta is most like flour pasta, so scampi recipes for flour-based pasta will also work for gluten-free.