Shrimp Fettuccine For One

This wonderful Shrimp Fettuccine is a flavorful, easy meal that cooks in just 20 minutes! Shrimp cooked in garlic, then tossed with buttery fettuccine. Healthy, hearty and the perfect amount for anyone cooking for one.

Shrimp Fettuccine Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe For One, easy meal that cooks in 20 minutes! Healthy, hearty and full of flavor. The perfect amount for anyone cooking for one. | One Dish Kitchen

I find that the simplest recipes are often the best. The recipes that don’t require much planning and the recipes that use ingredients already found in your pantry or fridge are often my favorite meals. Take this easy recipe for Shrimp Fettuccine For One for instance.

Since I already had shrimp in my freezer and a package of fettuccine in my pantry, I knew this Shrimp Fettuccine would come together effortlessly.

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Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe For One, an easy meal that cooks in 20 minutes! Healthy, hearty and full of flavor. The perfect amount for anyone cooking for one. | One Dish Kitchen

Quick, easy, soul-satisfying meals are what I crave lately and at the end of a long day, knowing that I can make dinner with a handful of ingredients makes me very happy.

Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe For One, an easy meal that cooks in 20 minutes! Healthy, hearty and full of flavor. The perfect amount for anyone cooking for one. | One Dish Kitchen

Shrimp Fettuccine

Shrimp cooks so quickly on the stove.

With a little butter, olive oil, minced garlic, a pinch of crushed red pepper and a touch of salt, the flavor of the shrimp comes alive.

Mix the cooked shrimp, sauteéd garlic and seasoned oil in with cooked fettuccine and you’ve got a fabulous meal.

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Cooking For One Tip

When cooking for one, I find that keeping bags of frozen shrimp and frozen chicken breasts or thighs in my freezer to be a really great idea.

Having these items on hand make it easy to make a wonderful meal at the end of a long day.

Simply use what you need and know with confidence that by keeping these items in your freezer, you can enjoy a delicious meal any time.

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Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

Shrimp Fettuccine For One, easy recipe that cooks in 20 minutes! Healthy, hearty and full of flavor. The perfect amount for anyone cooking for one. | One Dish Kitchen

Shrimp Fettuccine For One

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: pasta, seafood
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 664kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked fettuccine (about 2 cups cooked)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (use less if you don't want the shrimp to be too spicy)
  • 2 ounces shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese , for topping

Instructions

  • Cook the fettuccine according to package directions.  Drain and set aside.
  • In a medium-sized skillet melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper and cook, stirring occasionally for 1 minute.
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally until shrimp is cooked through and pink, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the salt.  Remove skillet from heat.
  • Add the cooked fettuccine to the skillet and top with the olive oil.  Toss to combine.  Transfer shrimp fettuccine to a plate or a bowl and top with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 664kcal | Carbohydrates: 108g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 11.4% | Vitamin C: 5.1% | Calcium: 13.3% | Iron: 18.7%
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16 COMMENTS

  1. I’ve been cooking with Shrimp a lot lately and this looks like a delicious recipe. Fettuccine is one of my favorite meals!

    I’ve been finding it really difficult to plan meals out for just me, so I’m glad I’ve come across these one person recipes!

  2. When my husband travels I usually rely on cereal for dinner – this is a MUCH better option! It’ looks so delicious and creamy, and I usually always have these ingredients on hand. So nice! Look forward to hearing more about your upcoming news!

  3. Hi Joanie! This sounds incredible! Shrimp and garlic! I’m in! Thanks for sharing this recipe and I’m curious to read about the project that you’re working on. 🙂

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