Sunday, June 21, 2020

How To Make Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta In 30 Minutes

A must try creamy shrimp Alfredo pasta! It is surprisingly easy to make and is ready in under 30 minutes. This Shrimp pasta is major comfort food. Ingredients 3/4 lb fettuccine or spaghetti pasta 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp garlic and onion powder 1/3 cup white wine (optional) 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese S&P to taste Parsley or basil for garnish if desired Instructions Add 3/4 lb pasta to a pot of boiling water with 1 Tbsp salt and cook according to package instructions until al-dente. Drain without rinsing and set aside. While pasta is cooking, prepare the shrimp and sauce. Place a large, non-stick pan over medium/high heat and add 2 Tbsp butter. Once butter is melted, add shrimp and cook 2 min per side or just until cooked through and no longer translucent. Add salt and pepper to taste, Remove to a separate dish to prevent overcooking. In the same hot pan, add 2 Tbsp butter with onion powder and garlic powder, stirring often. Cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Stir in 1/3 cup white wine and boil down until there is only 25% of the liquid left. Stir in 2 cups cream, bring to a light boil then simmer 2 min. Sprinkle sauce with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese and stir just until creamy and smooth. Let it come just to a simmer without boiling then turn off the heat and season sauce with more salt, pepper and parsley to taste.

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