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Shrimp Scampi Flatbread

If you love garlic and buttery shrimp, this Shrimp Scampi Flatbread is for you! A quick, simple recipe that is packed with buttery garlic flavor and melty mozzarella cheese.
Shrimp Scampi Flatbread Recipe

In just a little more than 24 hours it is going to be 2016.

I feel like an old lady saying “Where did the time go?” But seriously though — where did it go?

2015 has been a pretty great year — BUSY to say the least, but pretty doggone fantastic. I started this year off with a variation of burgers (Breakfast Burgers with Maple Sriracha Aioli to be exact) so I thought I’d end it with a variation of pizza. You can never EVER go wrong with burgers or pizza.

Another great thing to come out of 2015 was Shrimp Scampi Dip. You guys went bonkers for that cheesy happiness. So I let those flavors live on in this Shrimp Scampi Flatbread.

Shrimp Scampi Pizza

You are basically making this Quick Garlic Shrimp, but with more butter. More butter is winning.

A quick mention on the flatbread — I used Stonefire and I LOVE them. They make naan, mini naan, pizza crusts, and pita chips! And they did not pay me one dime to tell you this (although occasionally a big box of flatbread shows up at my house and I do quite like that).

Seriously though — I can make my own flatbread, but once you find a good store-bought brand you can roll with, you kind of have to. It takes this recipe from labor intense to EASY, super quick, and something you can throw together 5 minutes before people show up.

One of these days you’ll have to remind me to tell you about the gift exchange we hosted before Christmas. Talk about needing food ready fast — OMG. I nearly lost my cool.

Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi Flatbread


This is your party appetizer for the coming season. Parties, game days, Wednesdays, days where garlic and butter need to be found in abundance — this flatbread recipe will be here to save you.

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Shrimp Scampi Flatbread Recipe
Yield: serves 6

Shrimp Scampi Flatbread

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces raw shrimp, peeled & deveined (I used 31-50 count)
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 8-9" flatbread (or thin pizza crust)
  • 4 ounces Italian cheese blend, shredded (I used a blend of mozzarella, Romano, and Parmesan)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425. (see note)
  2. Melt the butter and heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add the shrimp, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp is pink and the garlic is fragrant, being very careful not to burn the garlic (about 5 minutes). Toss with the lemon juice.
  3. Tilt the saucepan to the side so that the liquid pools. Spoon it onto the flatbread and brush it so it mostly coats the crust, making sure to hit the edges (this will help it brown).
  4. Sprinkle the cheese over the top and then place the shrimp. I like to tuck them into the cheese so it holds them in place.
  5. Bake for 7-9 minutes (or check your flatbread package for time instructions.


Be sure to check your flatbread packaging for cooking temperature recommendations. They will vary from brand to brand, and will also vary based on whether or not you are using flatbread that is frozen vs. thawed.

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Cholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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Saturday 25th of February 2023

They really look delicious. I'm going to try crab salad and shrimp scampi flatbread. My family loves shrimp. Great lunch menu. Thank you

Heather Tullos

Wednesday 1st of March 2023

Thanks, Frances!


Saturday 31st of December 2022

SO glad I came across this recipe. It is so good!


Thursday 17th of November 2022

Great recipe! Quick and tasty. Will definitely make again.

Tammy Arsenault

Sunday 3rd of April 2022

Terrific! I used the butter/garlic mixture sparingly to watch the calories. Swim suit season will be here before we know it. I also used Swiss cheese because that is all I had and it turned out T- Terrific. My hubby had double portions. I thought this would be a great appetizer idea when unexpected guests stopped by.

Heather Tullos

Thursday 7th of April 2022

Love these tweaks, Tammy!


Friday 10th of September 2021

Yummy! This recipe was a huge hit at my house! Thanks!

Heather Tullos

Sunday 17th of October 2021

Ahhh I always forget about this recipe and totally bought fresh shrimp the other day. Sounds like I need to make it again! Thanks so much, Colleen!