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homemade alfredo with shrimp in white dish

Shrimp Alfredo

Homemade Alfedo sauce, perfectly cooked shrimp, and a pile of pasta! Dinner doesn't get much better than this.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 799kcal


  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 ounces small shrimp peeled and deveined, tail off
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the fettuccine. Boil according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, add the butter to a large skillet over medium heat and melt.
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with paprika, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir to coat the shrimp.
  • Cook for 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large, deep pot. Stir in the heavy cream and garlic and whisk to combine.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese, whisking constantly until the sauce is smooth and creamy.
  • Add the drained fettuccine to the Alfredo sauce and top with shrimp.
  • Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.


Serving: 6servings | Calories: 799kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 340mg | Sodium: 1344mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1700IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 511mg | Iron: 3.1mg