This recipe for Fettuccine with Shrimp in a Sweet Red Pepper Cayenne Sauce will rock your dinner table. I was first introduced to this recipe by a cousin of mine who found it on Epicurious. I have modified it to suit my taste. You can decide how spicy you want to make it. This recipe can be finished within 15 minutes. All for under $20 total for a family of four.
Melt butter in pan. Add red pepper, minced garlic, and cayenne pepper.
Toss and allow to cook for about 7 minutes. Cook just long enough to soften the peppers. Add the shrimp, whipping cream, and chicken broth. Cook for another 1 1/2 to 2 minutes (as soon as the shrimp turn pink they are fully-cooked). Do NOT overcook the shrimp.
Add the Parmesan cheese. Be sure to incorporate the Parmesan cheese very slowly to avoid clumping. Allow mixture to thicken up for a few seconds. Remove from heat. Toss in the basil. Pour the sauce over cooked fettuccine, or your favorite pasta. Garnish with a touch more basil and another sprinkling or so of Parmesan cheese. ENJOY! Make extra for leftovers the next day. Everyone is going to love this recipe for Fettuccine with Shrimp in a Red Pepper Cayenne Sauce.
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