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Shrimp Alfredo

Insanely delicious easy Shrimp Alfredo is ready in 25 minutes. Serve over pasta or devour by way of your spoon; either way, your family will love it! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 712kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs uncooked shrimp deveined and shell removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 pint heavy cream or half-n-half
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 lbs penne pasta

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • In a large skillet pan add butter and melt it over medium/high heat. Once melted add garlic and stir together. Add shrimp and cook for a minute then turn shrimp over to cook on the other side.
  • Completely cook shrimp about 4-5 minutes. 
  • Remove shrimp from pan. and set aside. Using the same pan add butter and melt over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and stir together. Add heavy cream, white wine Italian seasoning and lemon juice. Bring to a slow boil and allow to cook 3-5 minutes occasionally stirring.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese and cook and allow sauce to simmer another 5-7 minutes while continuously stirring. Remove from heat.
  • Toss in cooked pasta and serve.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley, parmesan cheese or Italian seasoning.

Nutrition

Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 517mg | Sodium: 1560mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1465IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 525mg | Iron: 4.2mg