Shrimp Alfredo  Recipe

Can you use frozen shrimp for this recipe?

You can use frozen shrimp in this recipe if you wish. Make sure to thoroughly defrost the shrimp before proceeding with the recipe.

Cook Pasta

Cook pasta according to the package instructions, reserving some of the pasta water, if desired. Keep warm.

Season Shrimp

Season the shrimp with a pinch of salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.

Cook Shrimp

Cook shrimp for 2 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until they are pink & opaque. 

Make Cream Sauce

Melt remaining butter. Stir in the heavy cream, and the salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer.

Add Cheese

Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the parmesan cheese.

Heat Sauce

Simmer & stir until cheese is melted & sauce is smooth. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, if necessary.

Add Pasta & Shrimp

Add the cooked pasta and shrimp to the sauce and toss to coat thoroughly. 

Serve & Enjoy

Garnish with additional parmesan cheese and chopped parsley. Then dish out onto plates and dig in!

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