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Shrimp alfredo recipe


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  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4


A restaurant-quality Shrimp Alfredo recipe in less than 20 minutes. Juicy shrimp swimming in an unbelievably creamy and delicious Parmesan sauce! Perfect with pastas, veggies and rice.


  • Shrimp ( tails on or off)- 700 gm or 1.5 lb
  • Garlic cloves ( minced)-6
  • Brown mushrooms( sliced)-4-5
  • Fresh parsley ( finely chopped)- 2 tbsp.
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp.
  • Heavy cream - 1 cup
  • Unsalted butter ( room temperature)- 2 tbsp.
  • Cream cheese- 75 gm/ 2.6 oz / ⅓ cup
  • Parmesan cheese ( freshly grated) -2/3 cup
  • Large egg yolk- 1
  • Freshly ground nutmeg-1 pinch
  • Italian seasoning- ½ tsp.
  • White pepper- ¼ tsp.
  • Salt -to taste


  • In a skillet/ pan heat oil over medium heat. Fry the garlic until fragrant but not browned. Add the mushrooms and saute 30-40 seconds.
  • Add the shrimp and cook for about 2 minutes, until the shrimp just start to turn pink. Remove them from the heat immediately and transfer to a plate.shrimp-alfredo-recipe

Alfredo sauce recipe.

  • In the same skillet melt butter and cream cheese over low heat, whisk until melted. Once the cream cheese is melted, add the heavy cream and cook further for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the Parmesan cheese and cook until melted.
  • Season with  Italian seasoning, nutmeg, white pepper and salt.
  • Separate the egg white and egg yolk. When the sauce is about to boil, remove from the heat immediately and add the egg yolk while whisking.
  • Return to the stove, bring to a simmer and cook until the sauce thickens,stirring continuously.
  • Return the shrimp to the skillet and cook another minute in a sauce.
  • Garnish with the chopped parsley. Adjust salt and pepper.
  • Serve over veggies, pastas, rice, mashed potatoes, broccoli.
  • Homemade alfredo sauce
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Shrimp recipes
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 100 g
  • Calories: 214 kcal
  • Sugar: 1.79 g
  • Sodium: 286 mg
  • Fat: 16.07 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.71 g
  • Protein: 8.93 g
  • Cholesterol: 71 mg