National Shrimp Scampi Day
In the United States, shrimp scampi is the menu name for the Italian-American dish that includes shrimp, garlic butter, dry white wine, parmesan cheese, and pasta. Sometimes shrimp scampi is served over rice, and most of the time it’s served with bread. If you’re a lover of shrimp scampi, or you’ve always wanted to try this cuisine, National Shrimp Scampi Day is the perfect excuse to order a plate. Celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day with PJ Lobster House on April 29.
The earliest known shrimp scampi recipe dates back to 1920. This dish was printed in American cookbooks during this year. Then, in 1945, shrimp scampi grew in popularity after World War II when Italian food grew in popularity.
Today, you can order shrimp scampi at your favorite seafood restaurant. The dish is loved by many for its savory and rich flavor. Shrimp scampi also pairs well with wine, so it’s the perfect dish for wine connoisseurs and seafood lovers!
At PJ Lobster House, our shrimp scampi is a must-have. We make this dish with large shrimp sauteed in butter, garlic, breadcrumbs, and white wine. Choose either linguini, penne, or angel hair pasta as the bed for your shrimp scampi. Additionally, all of our pasta dishes are served with a house garden salad.
Maybe you want to try making shrimp scampi on your own this National Shrimp Scampi Day. If so, PJ Lobster House can supply you with the freshest shrimp available. We sell large shrimp with the shell on, cooked large shrimp, jumbo shrimp with the shell on, cooked jumbo shrimp, cocktail jumbo shrimp, cleaned jumbo shrimp, cocktail large shrimp, and cleaned large shrimp.
This April 29, choose to celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day with help from PJ Lobster House. Find us at 134 Main Street in Port Jefferson, New York.