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Shrimp Alfredo Recipe

Shrimp Alfredo Recipe

Instead of buying a jar of Alfredo sauce, make it from scratch with this simple recipe. The garlic aroma will call your family to the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley


  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in cream. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 2. Add the shrimp, cheese, garlic and pepper; cook and stir until heated through. Drain fettuccine; toss with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 794 calories, 52g fat (31g saturated fat), 337mg cholesterol, 616mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.

Reviews for Shrimp Alfredo

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iamnotagolem User ID: 3147791 255383
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2016

"Best and easiest alfredo sauce to make, I use this recipe when making a white sauce for pizza, too."

Debd1959 User ID: 8383365 226665
Reviewed May. 20, 2015

"Great recipe! I did add extra pepper, a 1/2 tsp of nutmeg and extra cheese. Will definitely make again!"

paul3303 User ID: 1713232 218031
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2015

"A restaurant quality recipe."

Sunnygrammie User ID: 5547457 61438
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"Will make again."

Valerie C User ID: 4781243 104548
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2013

"add a little freshly grated nutmeg to the sauce!!"

Chezza13 User ID: 7220959 61437
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"Very quick and easy to make, and delicious. My whole family loved it. I served it with steamed broccoli and asparagus to help soak up the sauce. Will make again."

castagnajill User ID: 5792271 159842
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2013

"Needed a a different Shrimp recipe for Lent. This recipe was delicious!!Will definitely make it again."

tswilson User ID: 3388182 68113
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"My family requests this recipe all the time. I double the recipe so it makes enough for my teenage boys to have seconds."

LoisGeiser User ID: 5580527 151662
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

"My family loved it! Made it exactly as recipe says. Will definately make again."

AimeeW User ID: 5427384 75583
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"I found this delightfully simple recipe to be exactly what I was looking for. Makes me wish I had a bigger stomach!!"

LindzzLu User ID: 5520751 155820
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"So easy to make and VERY delicious! I added a little bit more Parmesan than required ;o)"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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