A rich homemade Shrimp Alfredo Pasta recipe. Tender fettuccine pasta with shrimp in a creamy homemade Alfredo Sauce. Though the dish is easy to make, it beats any Italian restaurant.

If you love Alfredo recipes, try our broccoli chicken alfredo and the easy instant pot chicken alfredo

A white bowl of Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo pasta topped with fresh parsley.

SHRIMP ALFREDO RECIPE –

This delicious and easy shrimp Alfredo Alfredo is so creamy and packed with flavors that you will love the recipe. The fettuccine pasta, freshly cooked shrimp and smothered in Alfredo, has the best flavors.

Pair this with homemade Breadsticks and a Garden Salad for the ultimate copycat Olive Garden pasta dinner night!

A deep skillet with shrimp Alfredo pasta topped with fresh parsley and ground black pepper.

INGREDIENTS-

  • Shrimp – Large or medium raw shrimp. Just remove the tails and clean the shrimp before using. You can also keep the tails on the shrimp when serving.
  • Seasoning – Salt and pepper is all you need to season the shrimp.
  • Pasta – Your favorite pasta will work in this recipe, but we love using fettuccine. You can also use penne, elbow pasta, bow tie pasta, angel hair, spaghetti, and other pasta.
  • Alfredo Sauce – We use our delicious and creamy homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe.
Up close picture of shrimp Alfredo pasta topped with freshly chopped parsley.

HOW TO MAKE SHRIMP ALFREDO-

Have this EASY shrimp fettuccine alfredo pasta ready in under 30 minutes!

  1. Cook Pasta– Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions, al dente, drain and set aside.
  2. Cook Shrimp– Clean and pat dry the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook shrimp on medium-high heat. Remove the shrimp from the skillet.
  3. Alfredo Sauce– In the same skillet, melt the butter and add minced garlic. Add in the milk, heavy cream, flour, and parmesan cheese and mix until combined and bring to a light simmer. Season to taste and cook until sauce thickens.
  4. Combine– Add the pasta and shrimp to the sauce and mix everything until well combined.
  5. Serve– Garnish with fresh greens and grated parmesan and serve!
A deep skillet with Alfredo sauce, pasta and shrimp unmixed.

VARIATIONS AND ADD-INS

There are so many different variations and options for pasta, here are some of our favorite ways to change up the past:

  • Add a kick– Add some hot sauce to the alfredo sauce to make this a spicy shrimp Alfredo.
  • Veggies– Add veggies to this shrimp alfredo, like broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms, or any other veggie you like.
  • Cajun pasta– Make a Cajun dish using our homemade Cajun seasoning to season the shrimp and the Alfredo sauce.
  • Add chicken– Make this a shrimp and pasta by adding our Pan-Seared Chicken Breast or our Air fryer Chicken!
A white plate with creamy shrimp Alfredo pasta topped with greens.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Can I use canned Alfredo sauce for this recipe?

Yes, you can use canned Alfredo for this pasta, but we highly recommend the homemade version; it is so easy to make.

How to store Shrimp Pasta?

Store for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

Can I freeze this dish?

We do not recommend freezing this dish.

How to reheat this shrimp pasta dish?

Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop. Add to a skillet and reheat over low heat with a splash of milk to bring the sauce together.

How do I know when my shrimp is cooked?

Shrimp doesn’t cook long, the shrimp should be pink and opaque when done.

A deep skillet loaded with creamy fettuccine Alfredo pasta and shrimp.

MORE PASTA RECIPES-

Shrimp Alfredo Pasta Recipe

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A rich homemade Shrimp Alfredo Pasta recipe. Tender fettuccine pasta with shrimp in a creamy homemade Alfredo Sauce. Though the dish is so easy to make, it beats any Italian restaurant.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

alfredo sauce-

Instructions

  • Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  • Clean and pat dry the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. In a deep skillet, heat butter on medium-high heat, once hot add the shrimp, and cook about 2 minutes per side.
    Remove the shrimp from the skillet and cover to keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, melt the butter and add minced garlic. Add in the milk, heavy whipping cream, flour, and parmesan cheese and mix until combined. Season to taste and cook until sauce thickens.
  • Add the cooked pasta and shrimp to the sauce and mix everything until well combined.
  • Top with fresh greens and parmesan and serve!

Nutrition

526kcal Calories34g Carbs12g Protein38g Fat24g Saturated Fat2g Polyunsaturated Fat10g Monounsaturated Fat1g Trans Fat113mg Cholesterol509mg Sodium199mg Potassium1g Fiber3g Sugar1386IU Vitamin A1mg Vitamin C214mg Calcium1mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Alfredo Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 526 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 113mg38%
Sodium 509mg22%
Potassium 199mg6%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1386IU28%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 214mg21%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)