Garlic and Cheese Shrimp Alfredo is a very creamy and rich pasta with a lot of garlic flavor. It can be completed from start to finish in just 20 minutes. Tray filled with Alfredo cheese shrimp The Alfredo sauce for this Italian dinner is made from scratch, but it is easy to make.
Four ounces of cream cheese is mixed with a simple flour and milk paste to make a super creamy and thick sauce. In terms of cheese flavor, there are mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. If you want this dish to be spicy, add 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes. Pair with cheese garlic shrimp Alfredo: steamed green beans or broccoli peas Pepperoncini garlic bread Green salad with creamy Italian dressing plate filled with shrimp Alfredo and Parmesan cheese background Recipe tip: I often stir shrimp and garlic when cooking to prevent the garlic from burning.
Make sure to save some pasta water before draining the pasta. It is an important ingredient in the sauce, so be sure not to let the sauce boil after adding mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. It causes the sauce to decompose and coagulate. You can use shrimp of any size. If you use smaller shrimp, make sure not to overcook them. They cook quickly. You can use thawed fresh shrimp or frozen shrimp. Scallops also work well in this recipe-leftovers can be kept for about 3 days, but you may want to add a little milk when reheating.
The sauce is already thick and will thicken in the refrigerator as the pasta absorbs liquid. Garlic cheese shrimp Alfredo in a blue bowl. Your name Your email address Subscribe to try these other delicious pasta dishes: Spring Shrimp Pasta with Spicy Tomato Cream Cajun Pastalaya Slow Cooker Pasta Casserole The video below shows how easy it is to make this recipe.
Instructions Cook the pasta in brine according to the package instructions. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking liquid and drain. When cooking the pasta, make the sauce. Heat butter and olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic and shallots and cook until the shrimp turns pink. Use a slotted spoon to remove the shrimp and set aside.
If you leave some shallots and garlic in the pot, it will be fine. You should still have a lot of butter and oil in the pan. If not, add a little more butter, return the pan to medium heat, and add the flour. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Gradually add milk and simmer for another 2 minutes. Add the cream cheese, seasoned salt and pepper, and stir until the cream cheese is melted. Turn the heat down and add the cheese. Mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese Return the shrimp and garlic mixture to the pan, add the spaghetti to the pan and mix with the sauce. If the sauce is too thick, add a little bit of reserved pasta liquid. If your frying pan is not big enough, mix everything in a large bowl.