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National Shrimp Scampi Day

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About National Shrimp Scampi Day

When is National Shrimp Scampi Day? This holiday is always celebrated on April 29

Do you like shrimp? Do you like garlic? Then, you’re gonna love National Shrimp Scampi Day. Culinary holidays are always fun and pleasing. They are the kind of days we mark on our calendar with eager anticipation. On this April 29 holiday, we eat and enjoy a great appetizer, meal, or snack. 

Shrimp scampi is simple and easy to make. And, it ohh so tasty! Just cook the shrimp along with butter or olive oil, chopped garlic, and parmesan cheese in a skillet. Add your personal touch to the basic ingredients. You can also add other ingredients like parsley, lemon, breadcrumbs, basil, salt, and pepper.

Did You Know? The shrimp scampi recipe originated in Italy (No surprise).  It was brought to the United States by soldiers returning from WWII.

How to Celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day

Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate this holiday:

  • Go to a restaurant and order it from the menu.
  • Better still, make it at home. I bet you can make shrimp scampi that tastes far better than from a restaurant.

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History and Origin of National Shrimp Scampi Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.

This is referred to as a “National” day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.

Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.

More April 29 Holidays

Here are more April 29 holidays we are sure you will enjoy:

International Dance Day

National Zipper Day

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Recipe of the Day: Easy Shrimp Scampi

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