Sunday, February 22, 2015

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo with Patty Pan Sauté
 
Gudiya loves Italian food more than anything else. So I try to recreate her favorite restaurant dishes at home.
 
Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
Ingredients
2 1/2 Servings Fettuccine Noodles,
 
15 shrimp, deveined, cleaned
1 tbsp. pesto (store bought or home made)
salt and black pepper as needed
 
Tempering
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. spring onions, chopped
1/2 tbsp. garlic, minced
 
Whisk
2 tbsp. all purpose flour
1 cup milk
 
Method
1. Clean and devein shrimp. Marinate with pesto, salt and pepper
2. Cook fettuccine according to the directions. Set aside.
3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed saucepan.
4. Add garlic and spring onion. Sauté till soft. Let it not burn.
5. Add all purpose flour and keep on stirring till it turns a shade darker.
6. Add marinated shrimp and stir fry for a minute.
7. Add milk. Keep on stirring till it reaches thick sauce consistency.
8. Add cooked pasta. Mix well till the sauce coats the pasta.
9. Serve warm.
 
Note -
1. I use my trusty pasta ladle that has circles which indicate 1, 2 or 1/2 servings. I measure my pasta before putting in the boiling water to get the exact serving size.
 
 



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