Olive Garden Chicken Scampi Recipe

Our Olive Garden Chicken Scampi Recipe is delicious. It looks complicated but it is easy to make if you just follow the steps as written -- an it tastes just like Olive Garden. You can enjoy this excellent dish anytime -- for a weeknight dinner, weekend special or even a dinner party.

Olive Garden Chicken Scampi Recipe

First you need to make the White Sauce Base:

  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • Milk
  1. Melt the butter in nonstick skillet.
  2. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Slowly pour in milk, stirring contantly to get rid of lumps. When you have added the right amount of milk, you should have like a white gravy consistency.
  4. Set aside.


Scampi Sauce

  • 2 sticks Butter
  • 2 tablspoons crushed Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Chicken Stock
  • 3/4 cup Chablis or other Dry White Wine
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup White Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed Red Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Black Pepper to taste
  1. Melt butter over a slow heat.
  2. Add garlic, italian seasoning and crushed red pepper.
  3. Saute for about 2 minutes on low heat.
  4. Add wine, water and chicken base. Stir well.
  5. Add the white sauce and stir until slightly thickened.


The Fixin's

  • 1/2 package of Angel Hair Pasta, Cooked
  • 3 Bell Peppers, thinly sliced (Make it pretty -- use one each of red, green and yellow)
  • 1 thinly sliced Red Onion
  • 10 whole Garlic Cloves
  • Enough Chicken to feed you and your guests. The amount, pieces and style here is up to you. Use what ever you like.
  1. Put the garlic cloves in a small nonstick skillet with some oil and saute
  2. them on low for about 20 minutes. Just put the lid on the skillet and let them cook. They should be golden and creamy when they are done.
  3. Saute the peppers and onions for about 5 minutes.
  4. Cook the chicken to your preference.
  5. Add Chicken to skillet with peppers.
  6. Add Sauce and mix until the sauce is reheated.
  7. Throw in garlic cloves.

Plate it!

  1. Place a small mound of angel hair pasta in the center of a warm plate
  2. Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta making sure to distribute the chicken as desired.
  3. Enjoy

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