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Shrimp Broccoli Alfredo: A Delicious and Easy Recipe


  • Author: monica

Description

Shrimp Broccoli Alfredo is a delectable fusion of succulent shrimp, nutritious broccoli, and rich, creamy Alfredo sauce, all nestled on a bed of perfectly cooked pasta. This Italian-American classic has won hearts worldwide with its simple yet divine flavors. It’s an ideal dish for a cozy dinner at home or a special occasion, combining the best of seafood and creamy pasta in one satisfying meal.


Ingredients

  • Shrimp: 1 lb, deveined and peeled
  • Broccoli: 2 cups, cut into florets
  • Pasta: 12 oz fettuccine
  • Butter: 4 tbsp
  • Heavy Cream: 1 cup
  • Garlic: 3 cloves, minced
  • Parmesan Cheese: 1 cup, grated
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste

Instructions

  • Cook the Pasta:
    • Boil fettuccine according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Prepare the Shrimp:
    • In a large pan, heat 1 tbsp of butter over medium heat.
    • Add shrimp and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Cook the Broccoli:
    • In the same pan, add broccoli and sauté until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Make the Alfredo Sauce:
    • In the pan, melt the remaining 3 tbsp of butter over medium heat.
    • Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
    • Pour in heavy cream and bring to a gentle simmer.
    • Stir in grated Parmesan cheese until melted and the sauce thickens.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Combine Everything:
    • Return shrimp and broccoli to the pan with the sauce.
    • Add cooked pasta and toss to coat everything evenly with the sauce.
    • If the sauce is too thick, add a splash of pasta water to achieve the desired consistency.

Notes

    • Garnish with fresh parsley, grated Parmesan, and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.
    • Serve immediately with garlic bread or a side salad.

Enjoy your delicious and creamy Shrimp Broccoli Alfredo!