5-ingredient easy shrimp alfredo

5-ingredient easy shrimp alfredo

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"Want a shortcut with more flavors? Try our PASTA MAGIE seasoning in this recipe! Cream with pasta usually raises an Italian’s eyebrows in disdain but honestly, this dish is so tasty, easy, and comforting that they don’t need to know. Leave out the shrimp for a vegetarian take, or replace the shrimp with simple pan-seared chicken breast. Use fettucine for the more classic version."
Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
30 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
MetricImperial
250 g
shrimp
3 cloves
garlic
3 tbsp
olive oil
3 tbsp
unsalted butter
salt
1 tsp
Kitchen Stories Pasta Magie seasoning (optional)

Utensils

cutting board, knife, fine grater, paper towels (optional), frying pan (large), tongs, bowl, Pasta Magie seasoning, pot (large), spaghetti spoon

Nutrition per serving

Cal1354
Fat73 g
Protein56 g
Carb118 g
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  • Step 1/4

    Peel and mince garlic and finely grate Parmesan cheese. Shell and devein shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels if necessary.
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • 100 g Parmesan cheese
    • 250 g shrimp
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • fine grater
    • paper towels (optional)

    Peel and mince garlic and finely grate Parmesan cheese. Shell and devein shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels if necessary.

  • Step 2/4

    Set a large frying pan over high heat. Add half of the olive oil. Add shrimp to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook for approx. 1 min. per side (or until shrimp turned completely pink and have curled up). Remove shrimp from the pan and set aside. Lower the heat to medium and add remaining olive oil and butter to the same frying pan. Add garlic and fry for approx. 2 min. Add heavy cream and our PASTA MAGIE seasoning (if using), stir until fully combined. Add a handful of Parmesan cheese, stir well, and add another handful. Repeat until all the cheese is mixed into the sauce. When you have a smooth sauce, add the shrimp and lower the heat, then season liberally with pepper.
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
    • 100 ml heavy cream
    • 1 tsp Kitchen Stories Pasta Magie seasoning (optional)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan (large)
    • tongs
    • bowl
    • Pasta Magie seasoning

    Set a large frying pan over high heat. Add half of the olive oil. Add shrimp to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook for approx. 1 min. per side (or until shrimp turned completely pink and have curled up). Remove shrimp from the pan and set aside. Lower the heat to medium and add remaining olive oil and butter to the same frying pan. Add garlic and fry for approx. 2 min. Add heavy cream and our PASTA MAGIE seasoning (if using), stir until fully combined. Add a handful of Parmesan cheese, stir well, and add another handful. Repeat until all the cheese is mixed into the sauce. When you have a smooth sauce, add the shrimp and lower the heat, then season liberally with pepper.

  • Step 3/4

    Cook tagliatelle for approx. 6 min., or until al dente, in a large pot of boiling, salted water.
    • 300 g tagliatelle
    • salt
    • pot (large)

    Cook tagliatelle for approx. 6 min., or until al dente, in a large pot of boiling, salted water.

  • Step 4/4

    Transfer tagliatelle along with some pasta water to the large frying pan and mix everything until fully combined and creamy, adding more pasta water as needed. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve, and enjoy!
    • parsley (for serving)
    • spaghetti spoon

    Transfer tagliatelle along with some pasta water to the large frying pan and mix everything until fully combined and creamy, adding more pasta water as needed. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve, and enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    5-ingredient easy shrimp alfredo

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