Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

This crispy shrimp pasta is one of our favorite pasta recipes. It’s rich, buttery, creamy, and so easy to make. The golden crispy crust on the shrimp makes it one of our favorite shrimp pasta recipes.

If you love shrimp pasta, be sure to try our shrimp scampi recipe as well!

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How To Make Crispy Shrimp Pasta

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Boil the pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, grab three-fourths of a pound of raw shrimp that’s been peeled, deveined, and tails removed. This is just the right amount for two servings.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Season generously with salt..

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

And freshly ground pepper. Give this a stir to evenly distribute the seasoning.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Sprinkle on one tablespoon of flour…

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

And stir to coat.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Add one more tablespoon of flour for good measure.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

And stir to evenly coat the shrimp. Perfect.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Melt one tablespoon of butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

When melted and hot, add the shrimp in a single layer and cook one one side for about 2-3 minutes until golden brown.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Flip the shrimp and cook until golden brown on the other side, another 2-3 minutes.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

When done, remove the shrimp to the plate.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Pour in the chicken broth and cook for about 5 minutes, whisking the bottom of the pan to deglaze.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Reduce heat to medium and pour in cream, whisking constantly. Cook sauce over medium heat until bubbly and the cream starts to thicken the mixture, about 5-10 minutes.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

You’ll want to add some seasoning to your shrimp pasta at this point. Just some salt and pepper would be nice, but I usually add 1/2 teaspoon of my favorite cajun seasoning. It’s perfect for rich, creamy sauces like this.

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Season your sauce as desired, then add the drained pasta and shrimp to the sauce and stir to combine. This combination has such a rich, wonderful flavor. It’s one of our favorite pasta recipes!

Crispy Shrimp Pasta Recipe ~ The Best Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Crispy Shrimp Pasta

Yield: 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz fettuccine pasta
  • 3/4 lb raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cajun seasoning

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Sprinkle shrimp with salt, pepper, and toss to combine. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour over the shrimp, and toss to coat the shrimp. Sprinkle 1 more tablespoon flour and toss to evenly coat the shrimp.
  2. Melt butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When hot, add the shrimp in a single layer and cook on each side, flipping once, until golden brown, approximately 2-3 minutes per side. Remove to plate.
  3. Pour the chicken broth into the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes, whisking the bottom of the pan to deglaze. Reduce heat to medium and pour in cream, whisking constantly. Cook sauce over medium heat until bubbly and the cream starts to thicken the mixture, about 5 minutes.
  4. Taste the sauce and add seasonings as desired (salt, pepper, cajun seasonings, etc.) Add the drained pasta and shrimp to the sauce, and stir to combine.

If you have trouble getting the sauce to thicken, thoroughly mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch with 4 tablespoon cold water and add to the sauce. Sauce will thicken immediately.


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