Creamy Shrimp Noodle Skillet Recipe
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Creamy Shrimp Noodle Skillet Recipe

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This is a flavorful seafood dish that draws compliments each time I serve it to family and friends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) medium egg noodles
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 670 calories, 36 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 289 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute the onions, green pepper, celery and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in cream, Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Reduce heat; add the shrimp, jalapeno pepper and parsley. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in cheese; cook 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Stir in noodles; heat through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Creamy Shrimp Noodle Skillet in Country February/March 2004, p49

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"This is excellent, my 25 yr old son makes it himself, and also put in chicken with shrimp"

Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

"Very good and easy to make"

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