How to Cook Perfect Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta

Creamy shrimp alfredo pasta – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Creamy shrimp alfredo pasta using 9 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Creamy shrimp alfredo pasta

  1. It’s 1 lb of peeled and deveined shrimp.
  2. It’s 1/2 lb of fettuccine pasta.
  3. It’s 2 of garlic cloves.
  4. You need 1/4 tsp of red crushed pepper optional.
  5. Prepare 1 cup of heavy cream.
  6. You need 3 tbsp of butter.
  7. It’s 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese.
  8. You need 1/4 tsp of paprika.
  9. You need to taste of salt and pepper.

Creamy shrimp alfredo pasta Step By Step

  1. Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  2. Heat a large skillet with high sides over medium-high heat and add some oil.
  3. Cook the shrimp for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Add butter, garlic, and red crushed pepper to the skillet and cook until fragrant.
  6. Add the heavy cream and parmesan cheese. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  7. Season the sauce with salt and pepper.
  8. Stir in the cooked fettuccine and shrimp, add more parmesan cheese, garnish with fresh parsley if desired and enjoy!
  9. NOTES If you want to use the entire box of fettuccine (1 lb) use 2 cups of heavy cream and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese.