North Carolina Shrimp Saute Recipe

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North Carolina Shrimp Saute Recipe
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North Carolina Shrimp Saute Recipe

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Seafood is very popular in my state. I altered this recipe several times and now it's truly a family favorite. —Teresa Hildreth, Stoneville, North Carolina
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine or spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • Chopped fresh parsley

Directions

Cook linguini according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat; saute mushrooms and green pepper until tender. Stir in salt and pepper; remove from pan.
In same pan, saute shrimp in remaining butter over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until shrimp turns pink, 1-2 minutes. Stir in mushroom mixture; heat through. Serve over linguini. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as North Carolina Shrimp Saute in Country February/March 1992, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 481 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 171mg cholesterol, 752mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein.

  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine or spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cook linguini according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat; saute mushrooms and green pepper until tender. Stir in salt and pepper; remove from pan.
  3. In same pan, saute shrimp in remaining butter over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until shrimp turns pink, 1-2 minutes. Stir in mushroom mixture; heat through. Serve over linguini. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as North Carolina Shrimp Saute in Country February/March 1992, p47

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TessaMB User ID: 6083350 38870
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"Yum, sweet, buttery, salty, all in all delicious! I added an extra clove of garlic and doubled the black pepper."

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avidcookGA User ID: 195648 36921
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2007

"I have never made this exact recipe, but do one very similar which I love. I wonder if the amount of green pepper might overpower the delicate taste of shrimp."

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 52807
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2007

"We added a bit more butter to suit our personal taste. FANTASTIC!"

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