Spicy Creole flavors meet a thick and creamy sauce in this family-friendly seafood recipe.
1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp*
2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
12 ounces uncooked penne pasta
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 green onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup (2 ounces) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
How to Make It
Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Toss shrimp with Creole seasoning; set aside.
Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Keep warm.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet. Add green onions and garlic to skillet; sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium; stir in cream and hot sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in shrimp and parsley. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Serve immediately.
*1 1/2 pounds frozen shrimp, thawed, may be substituted.