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 “shrimpy” less than an inches to over 12 inches in length.
- A common preparation for shrimp scampi consists of olive oil, garlic, and parsley.