Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Sauce

1
Lauren Perkins-Boyd

By
@Lauren_Perkins-Boyd

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic Butter Sauce

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



Show 19 Comments & Reviews

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

14 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes You Need To Bake

14 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes You Need To Bake


Boy, chocolate chip cookies have come a long way since 1938 when Ruth Graves Wakefield whipped up the first batch. If you’re a purist, we’re sharing classic chocolate chip cookie recipes guaranteed to be a family favorite. But for those of you who like to experiment in the kitchen, there are a few twists on […]

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries


This weekend I found the tastiest blueberries. I may have gone a little overboard and bought way more than I can snack on. So, I decided to do a little recipe research and figure out how I could use the extra blueberries. “This is a great summer take-along dessert,” says Laurie Lenartowicz (Livingston, TN) about […]