Creamy Shrimp Fettuccine

Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth or white wine
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces fettuccine (cooked according to package directions), drained
  • 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shrimp and boil for 1 minute or until shrimps turn pink. Remove shrimp with slotted spoon; continue boiling shrimp liquid.
  2. Add broth and garlic to saucepan. Boil until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup, about 12 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms (if using), whipping cream, basil and salt. Simmer sauce over medium heat for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Place fettucine in a large bowl. Add shrimp to saucepan and heat for 1 minute.
  5. Spoon shrimp/sauce mixture over pasta. Sprinkle with parmesan and toss lightly.
  6. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

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