Tasty shrimp scampi with Chef Mike Harrison

Mass Appeal

(Mass Appeal) – Seasons Restaurant at Buckley Healthcare Center in Greenfield is home to Chef Mike Harrison. He joins us now with a delicious and simple shrimp scampi recipe.


  • 1 lb colossal shrimp
  • 6 T butter
  • 2 T olive oil
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 6 cloves chopped garlic
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flake
  • 2 lbs cooked pasta
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 4oz porcini mushrooms
  • 8oz broccolini
  • Salt & pepper
  • Chopped parsley
  • 1 T lemon juice


Step 1 – Whisk ½ garlic, salt, and 1 tbsp. of oil in a medium bowl. Add shrimp, toss to coat, and chill, uncovered for at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour.

Step 2 – Season flour and toss shrimp. In a skillet over medium heat, melt 3 tbsp. of butter and sauté other half of garlic and red pepper flakes until fragrant. Add shrimp and cook 1 minute per side or until shrimp is pink but slightly underdone. Add white wine & lemon juice, cook for 1 minute stirring occasionally, add chicken broth, mushrooms and blanched broccolini and cook until reduced by half; about 2 minutes.

Add remaining butter and cook, stirring and swirling pan occasionally, until butter is melted and sauce is thickened; about 5 minutes more.

Step 3 – Scrape shrimp along with any accumulated juices and cooked pasta into skillet. Toss to coat and cook until shrimp are fully cooked through; about 2 minutes. Transfer to platter, top with parsley and serve with bread for dipping.

Segment sponsored by: Buckley Heathcare Center

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