Americans of Italian origin brought to American society a penchant for adoring dishes from a special kind of shrimp. National Shrimp Scampi Day is celebrated on April 29, soaked in white wine aroma and the smell of spices and oil. Shrimp Scampi is an irreplaceable part of seafood pasta.
In 1920, the first recipe for this treat appeared in an American cookbook. The popularity of the dish increased significantly after the Second World War. In England, they preferred to add lobsters. Another popular alternative is scallops.
How to take part
Shrimp Scampi is quick to make, and does not require outstanding culinary skills, nor does the recipes require special knowledge.
- Cook pasta or rice with Shrimp Scampi according to the traditional Italian recipe. Add Parmesan cheese or croutons.
- Go to a restaurant; find a way of cooking Shrimp Scampi that is unusual.
- Arrange a festive dinner; Shrimp Scampi treat is perfect at a party.
Dishes with Shrimp Scampi comply with the principles of healthy eating. Shrimp contains a huge amount of protein, the main building material for creating muscle mass. The nutrients allow normalizing of the metabolism; effectively lose weight without harming your health.
When is National Shrimp Scampi Day Celebrated in 2023?
National Shrimp Scampi Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on April the 29th each year.