Shrimp Scampi Meatballs


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Shrimp Scampi Meatballs

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    Switch up your meatball protein with shrimp to enjoy seafood in a unique way!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1 lbs. Hy-Vee FishMarket peeled deveined raw shrimp, tails removed
    1 Hy-Vee large egg, beaten
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee plain bread crumbs
    ¼ c. white onions, finely chopped
    1 tsp. lemon zest
    ½ tsp. Old Bay seasoning
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper
    ½ (7.5-oz.) bottle scampi seafood sauce
    5 c. linguine, cooked; hot
    Fresh parsley, chopped; for garnish, if desired
    Lemon, sliced, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Large rimmed baking pan
    • Paper towels
    • Food processor
    • Large bowl
    • 1-1/4-inch cookie scoop


    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking pan with foil; lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray, set aside.

    2. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Place in food processor. Cover and pulse until coarsely chopped. Place shrimp in a large bowl. Gently combine beaten egg, bread crumbs, white onion, lemon zest, Old Bay, and black pepper. 

    3. Shape mixture into balls with 1-1/4-inch scoop or moistened hands. Place meatballs on prepared baking sheet about 1-inch apart. Bake for 4 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Drain on paper towels.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      To cook meatballs in a skillet, spray a large nonstick skillet with Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray. Working in batches, cook meatballs in skillet over medium heat for 4 to 8 minutes, turning often. Drain on paper towels.
      Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine
    4. For sauce: Heat sauce in large saucepan. Add meatballs and 5 cups hot cooked linguine; toss and heat until warm. Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon slices, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts


    410 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 195mg
    • Sodium: 930mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 59g
    • Protein: 27g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 6%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%