Easy Shrimp Alfredo
 
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 tbsps of melted butter
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp of dried parsley or dill weed
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • Light Alfredo Sauce:
  • 2 tbsps unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup low-fat (2%) milk
  • 2 tbsps cream cheese
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¾ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • salt/pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Peel and devein raw shrimp.
  2. Place shrimp in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Make a mix of melted butter, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper. Brush on top.
  4. Add lemon slices and add your favorite herbs.
  5. Preheat oven to 400F and bake for 8-10 minutes, depending on your oven and shrimp size.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the Light Alfredo sauce.
  7. In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat.
  8. Add the garlic and lemon juice. Cook until the garlic is slightly soft.
  9. Add in the flour and stir. Whisk in the milk, cream cheese, and paprika.
  10. Bring the mixture to a simmer. Let it cook until thickened.
  11. Add parmesan cheese, chopped parsley, and salt/pepper to taste.
  12. Serve on top of your pasta and shrimp with additional chopped parsley.
Recipe by Crafty Cooking by Anna at https://www.craftycookingbyanna.com/easy-shrimp-alfredo/