The ingredients for an easy shrimp fettuccine recipe are fettuccine pasta, half-and-half, butter, shrimp, garlic, Parmesan cheese, parsley and salt. This is a simple recipe that takes about 40 minutes to prepare.
This shrimp fettuccine recipe serves about six people, but ingredients can be easily increased to serve a larger crowd. To prepare the dish, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, add 1 pound of fettuccine pasta, and cook it for about 10 minutes until the pasta is al dente. Drain the pasta.
To cook the remaining ingredients, melt the butter in a large saucepan, and then add 1 pound of peeled and deveined shrimp and 4 cloves of minced garlic. Stir and cook these ingredients, and pour in 1 cup of half-and-half. Continue to stir the ingredients while adding in 6 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese. Once all of the cheese is melted, add the parsley and salt to taste. Continuously stir the ingredients so they don't boil.
The sauce is ready to eat once it has thickened. Add it to the cooked pasta, and serve hot. This is an easy recipe to make for lunch or dinner. Broccoli and peas are good ingredients to add to the recipe if you prefer vegetables.