Sherry's Scrumptious Shrimp Sauce for Pasta

Total Time
25mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
20 mins

Where I live everyone has their own version of a local favorite " shrimp sauce." Served over angel hair pasta it can be a very elegant dinner. I have several variations to this basic recipe. You can use crawfish tails instead of shrimp. Also you can use a nice white wine instead of evaporated milk. Sometimes I add mushrooms...you get the idea!

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Directions

  1. In a skillet on medium -high heat melt the butter. Add the green onion tops and bottoms chopped nicely and the minced garlic. Saute' for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the shrimp that have been cleaned, deveined, and drained. Season with the salt, pepper, basil,parsley, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Cover and continue sauteeing on medium heat for 3 or 4 minutes.The shrimp will release a good amount of water. This is good.
  3. Remove the lid and reduce the heat to medium. Add the cream cheese in cubes. Add the cream of shrimp soup, grated parmesan and evaporated milk. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon until it appears nice and creamy. If it begins to stick you need to reduce the heat a little.
  4. Cover and continue to cook on medium for about 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and serve. Serve over angel hair pasta.
Most Helpful

i have never seen pre made cream of shrimp soup... is there anything i can substitute?

AWESOME!! sums it all up

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This recipe was easy and very delicious. I loved it. If you have kids and if they are picky about spices then I recommend that you don't put the cayenne pepper. It made a lot and we had plenty of leftovers. Thanks Sherry !