Brandied Shrimp with Pasta

Brandied Shrimp with Pasta


"A delicious, easy to prepare shrimp recipe that has a New England flavor."


35 m servings 662 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 662 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 29.5 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 61g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 29.3 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 162 mg
  • 54%
  • Sodium:
  • 1109 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute shrimp until pink. Stir in green onions, garlic and brandy. Carefully ignite brandy with a match, or the gas flame. Cook for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in wine and butter, and season with basil, salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes. Stir in Parmesan. Toss with pasta until evenly coated.
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  1. 163 Ratings


This is the best pasta I've ever made. Better than most I've had at fancy restaurants. One important thing that made it good is that I used whole shrimp with heads and cooked them without pee...

EXCELLENT! Would rate it a ten if I could! We used large frozen shrimp, organic spinach fettucine, and fresh tomatoes as well as the other ingredients as they were listed. Very quick to prepare....

I will serve this easy and elegant dish again for dinner guests. I combined scallops with the shrimp and also added fresh parsley.

This recipe is quick, and easy to prepare. It's also nice that it's made up of items that normally have in my kitchen. I did make a few adjustments. Didn't have fresh tomatoes on hand so I used ...

Excellent pasta dish! The combination of flavors are great. We liked that it was a light sauce rather than a heavy cream laden sauce for a change. I've made this many times. Some changes I'v...

The iron chef himself would be impressed! The delicant flavor of the shrimp with the hint of brandy is the perfect entree to impress others without slaving for hours in the kitchen. It seems l...

This was fantastic! We used Thin Spaghetti instead of Fettucini. I served it at a dinner party and it was a huge hit! Easy, fun and dee-lish! For the leftovers I had some asiago cheese in the...

This dish is excellant! I tried it with Sun Dried Tomatos and it added such flavor as well. All my friends love it, plus it is easy and quick to make. Way to go Steve!

Loved this recipe. Doubled it for a dinner party and it was a hit. Even the kids loved it.