Garlic Butter Shrimp Alfredo
Garlic Butter Shrimp Alfredo is a delightful and indulgent pasta dish that combines the richness of Alfredo sauce with succulent shrimp and the aromatic flavor of garlic. This recipe is perfect for special occasions or when you want to treat yourself to a restaurant-quality meal at home.
- 8 oz fettuccine pasta
- 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley, for garnish
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
- Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink and opaque. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low and pour in the heavy cream. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
- Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and heat them through in the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Toss the cooked fettuccine pasta in the creamy Alfredo sauce until well coated.
- Serve the Garlic Butter Shrimp Alfredo hot, garnished with fresh parsley, and enjoy your restaurant-worthy meal!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Indulge in the creamy goodness of Garlic Butter Shrimp Alfredo. This dish is a harmonious blend of flavors that will satisfy your cravings for rich and decadent pasta.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 620 | Fat: 36g | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 30g
Garlic Butter Shrimp Alfredo is a dish that never fails to impress. Whether you’re cooking it for a romantic dinner or a special family gathering, its creamy, garlicky goodness combined with perfectly cooked shrimp and al dente pasta will leave everyone craving for more. So, don your chef’s hat and whip up this delectable recipe for a memorable dining experience!