Dijon Shrimp with Pasta Recipe
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Dijon Shrimp with Pasta Recipe

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I combined several family recipes to create this dish, which I like to serve when we have company. If my husband had his way, I’d make it every night. —Gail Cawsey, Geneseo, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually stir in broth, wine, mustard, tarragon, paprika and pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Reduce heat to medium; stir in shrimp and cream. Cook, covered, 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with pasta; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dijon Shrimp with Pasta in Simple & Delicious December/January 2014

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 263838
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2017

"I loved this! My husband was a bit more lukewarm on it, thinking we had some other shrimp pasta recipes that stood out more. To me, the flavors were unique while tasting light, despite the cream. I'll definitely make again."

dflack628 User ID: 6932371 224058
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2015

"Made a double batch of this for dinner last night and eating leftovers for lunch right now! Its delicious and fast to make.

As for those bemoaning the lack of nutritional information, I agree that its nice to have that. However, we don't always get that with everything we eat. This dish has butter, pasta and cream. Its not going to be low in calories, so consider it a splurge."

[email protected] User ID: 5947940 223096
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2015

"I made this tonight and it was very good, definitely a keeper. The only thing I changed, was I added two diced cloves of garlic, I will definitely be making it again."

Jgile User ID: 6937084 222686
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2015 Edited Apr. 9, 2015

"This was a delicious and fast weeknight meal. Made it exactly as written other then using half and half in place of the heavy cream and absolutely loved it. I will be making again and again. Simple yet elegant for company also. Definitely worth making:)"

crabbyann40 User ID: 4922454 222674
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2015

"sounds good but I agree with MamauJudy we need the nutritional values."

MamauJudy User ID: 4049275 222314
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"This sounds delicious but I never try recipes that don't give the nutritional values. We list it for some, why don't we do it for all recipes?"

Annette23 User ID: 7830952 222281
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"Don't often submit reviews but this is an awesome fast dinner! Great taste and not real heavy. Definitely will make again!"

tsuop User ID: 6274346 222244
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"WoW!! I cut back a little on the onions, used chicken broth and drank the wine : ))

Other that that YUM!!"

whopants User ID: 1307655 222229
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"Winner Winner seafood dinner!!!!"

kleven9205 User ID: 7206114 222186
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2015

"This was a great addition to the dinner menu. My husband really like it. Will definitely make again and maybe add some Italian sausage, husband favorite."

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