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    Creamy Garlic Shrimp

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    15 mins

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    *Pixie*'s Note:

    a rich and creamy garlic shrimp dish, don't try this unless you love shrimp AND garlic...

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    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the crushed red pepper and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat and add the flour.
    4. 4
      Stir until well blended.
    5. 5
      Add the milk a bit at a time and stir until smooth before adding more.
    6. 6
      Return mixture to heat.
    7. 7
      Add the shrimp, green onion and cheese and cook until the sauce has thickened and the shrimp is hot.
    8. 8
      Add salt and pepper to taste.
    9. 9
      Serve over cooked rice, noodles or toast.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 25, 2005


      My family just loved this! It was quick, it was easy, it was delicious. I omitted the green onions (DS hates 'em) but the dish would have looked so much prettier had they been included; I also used 2 cups whole milk and 1 cup half-and-half for the "3 cups milk". Unlike other reviewers, my sauce thickened up very quickly; in fact, I had to turn the heat off under it as it was ready before my pasta was cooked! I used a very strong extra-old white cheddar that I bought at Sweetwater Valley Farm in Tennessee (we stopped there while driving down to Florida; it's just off I-75) and surprisingly, I couldn't taste it in the sauce at all. Next time I'll add more cheese. I cooked up 350 grams of wagon wheel pasta (fusilli or farfalle would have been better, but I'm all out) and then tossed it in with the sauce, adding 2 tbsp of parmesan cheese too, along with a small bit of salt. The 3 of us all had seconds and I have enough left over for lunch for me, so I could have easily fed 4, if not 5, people with this amount. If I had thought to add in some broccoli spears, I would have had a complete meal, too. Our meal was so tasty and judging by my family's reaction, this one'll be made again!

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    • on April 21, 2004


      WOW - this was delicious. Easy to put together but like "Karen in TBay" I found that it took quite a while to thicken. Husband couldn't resist having "seconds" and looks forward to my making it again. Thanks, Pixie - just a great dish!!

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    • on April 08, 2004


      Easy and delicious. Hubby went back for seconds, then ate even more for a late night snack. Guess he couldn't get enough! I had to omit the flour because he is on the Atkin's diet, so I subbed half and half for the milk and only used enough to make the sauce nice and creamy.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Garlic Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (280 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 470.8
    Calories from Fat 205
    Total Fat 22.7 g
    Saturated Fat 13.6 g
    Cholesterol 397.1 mg
    Sodium 639.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 17.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 0.8 g
    Protein 47.2 g

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