Copycat Cheesecake Factory Shrimp Scampi Tips
What kind of white wines can you use to make copycat Cheesecake Factory shrimp scampi?
We recommend a dry, crisp white wine, such as sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, an unoaked chardonnay or another high-quality white wine. Select one with a moderate acidity, so it doesn’t overwhelm the dish. If you need some recommendations, check out our list of picks for the best white wines.
Can you make copycat Cheesecake Factory shrimp scampi without wine?
Definitely! For a nonalcoholic version, replace the wine with chicken stock and lemon juice, which will yield a similar flavor. You can also use vegetable or seafood broth with good results.
How can you tell if the shrimp are done cooking?
Shrimp are cooked once they have just turned pink. Keep in mind that smaller shrimp cook more quickly than large ones, so pay more attention to the color and texture of the shrimp more than the time they’ve cooked. Check out our guide to how to cook shrimp
for more tips to make sure they're cooked perfectly every time.
How should you store copycat Cheesecake Factory shrimp scampi?
Store leftover shrimp scampi in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days, or freeze for up to 3 months. Be sure to thaw before reheating. Next, try more of our copycat Cheesecake Factory recipes
, and other copycat recipes
from your favorite restaurant chains. —Amy Glander, Taste of Home Book Editor
2-1/2 cups: 1121 calories, 64g fat (36g saturated fat), 370mg cholesterol, 993mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 46g protein.