Shrimp Sauce for Pasta

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Rumrill, Donald M

This is quick and easy to make.

Top Review by RanMan1

Easy to fix; other than peeling all those shrimp. Very light sauce (no heavy creams or butter). Probably pretty good for you too! My 2 year old even liked it...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a large pot of water to the boil, add 1 tsp salt and pasta (cooking time about 11 minutes), then start your sauce.
  2. When pasta is done, usually at the most critical point of cooking the sauce, reserve 1/4 cup of pasta water, and drain the pasta.
  3. Put butter and olive oil into a large frying pan over medium-high heat and add the garlic when the butter melts.
  4. Cook garlic, stirring constantly, until it becomes soft, but not browned at all, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp and briefly stir into the oil, then add the parsley, stir again and add the wine, half the pasta water and a good grind of pepper.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are just done.
  7. Add the pasta and Parmesan cheese to the shrimp pan and toss thoroughly.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a