April 29 – National Shrimp Scampi Day

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Food Facts about Shrimp Scampi

  • The definition of scampi is shrimp.
  • All shrimp is actually born male, and most develop into females.
  • Shrimp packs a wallop of protein (18 grams per 3 ounce serving), and with only 83 calories and 1 gram of fat per serving.
  • Shrimp vary is size from very “shrimpyā€¯ less than an inches to over 12 inches in length.
  • A common preparation for shrimp scampi consists of olive oil, garlic, and parsley.