Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Sauce

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Lauren Perkins-Boyd

By
@laurenboyd2113

This recipe is a family favorite.

Hint: Get easy peel shrimp and save yourself alot of work.
Also smashing the whole cloves of garlic with the side of you knife or your palm makes peeling them a breeze and also cut the mincing time in half.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 3/4 lb
    fettuccine pasta
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 small
    shallot, minced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    capers, drained and chopped
  • 1 pinch
    crushed red pepper flake
  • 2 tsp
    parsley
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to the box directions for al dente. Reserve 1/4 cup of the pasta water.
  2. While the pasta cooks,in a large cold skillet add the butter, olive oil, shallot, garlic, capers and red pepper flake. turn burner on to medium low and cook about 5 minutes or until the shallots and garlic are soft. Increase heat to medium and add shrimp, cook until pink and opaque about 5 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste (I go light on the salt because the pasta water has alot of salt in it)
  3. Toss in cooked pasta and reserved pasta water. Let cook an additional 3-5 minutes add parsley and serve immediately.

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About Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Sauce

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Go Bold with Butter




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