Pasta and Shrimp Recipes 

Shrimp with Garlic Butter 

1 lb fresh shrimp3 Tbsp butter or margarine 

¼ cup chopped fresh parsley6 oz fettuccini pasta 

3 cloves garlic, minced1/3 cup white wine 

1 Tbsp lemon juicesalt and pepper to taste 

Peel and devein the fresh shrimp.  Cook pasta according to package directions and set aside.  Meanwhile in a large skillet melt butter or margarine over medium heat.  Add parsley and garlic and sauté for about 1 minute.  Add shrimp and gently cook until shrimp is pink, 3 to 4 minutes.  Add the lemon juice and white wine and season with salt and pepper.  Sauté mixture for another minute or two and serve the garlic shrimp over the pasta. 

Shrimp Stroganoff  

1 lb fresh shrimp6 oz fettuccini pasta 

1 Tbsp olive oil1 2/3 cups chicken broth 

1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning1Tbsp butter or margarine 

2 ½ cups fresh mushrooms, sliced2 Tbsp chopped onion 

1 Tbsp cornstarch½ cup sour cream 

½ fresh green pepper, diced smallsalt and pepper to taste 

Clean and devein shrimp.  Cook pasta according to package directions.  In a medium bowl combine shrimp, Cajun seasonings and oil and set aside.  In a large skillet over medium heat melt butter or margarine.  Cook the mushrooms, green pepper and onion in the butter or margarine until tender.  Remove this mixture from pan and set aside.  Add the shrimp to the same pan and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 2 to 3 minutes.  Remove shrimp from pan.  Add 2/3 cups chicken to the pan and bring to a boil.  Cook the chicken broth uncovered until the liquid is reduced to ¼ cup.  Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the sour cream and cornstarch and mix with the remaining cup of chicken broth.  Stir this mixture into the reduced chicken broth in the skillet. Cook and stir this mixture until it is thick and bubbly and then continue cooking for 1 additional minute.  Stir in shrimp, mushrooms, green pepper and onion.  Heat for 1 to 2 minutes.  Serve over the cooked fettuccini pasta. 

Spicy Shrimp and Pasta 

1 lb fresh shrimp6 oz fettuccini or linguine pasta 

3 Tbsp butter or margarine3 Tbsp olive oil 

3 cloves garlic, minced½ teas red pepper flakes 

¼ teas cayenne pepper¼ teas dried oregano 

1 lemon, juiced¼ cup minced fresh parsley 

½ cup grated Parmesan cheesesalt and pepper to taste 

Clean and devein shrimp.  Cook pasta according to package directions.  In large skillet over medium heat melt the butter or margarine and olive oil together.  Stir in the minced garlic. Red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper and oregano.   Be sure to mix everything together well.  When the garlic is soft, add the shrimp and toss to coat with the oil mixture.  Stir in the lemon juice and continue to stir the shrimp until it is pink, about 2 to 3 minutes.  Add the parsley and Parmesan cheese and toss to coat.  Stir the cheese into the mixture and mix well.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Toss shrimp mixture with the cooked pasta and serve.  More Parmesan cheese may be sprinkled over the top, if desired.