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Shrimp and Pasta

Creamy Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Herb Shrimp Spaghetti- Spicy, buttery, Creamy Shrimp and Spaghetti and is ready in 30 minutes.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta, seafood, shrimp pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -5
Calories 582kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 1 pound(450grams) large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ¾ teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 2 or more ounce (56 grams) un-salted butter
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste (optional)
  • ½ cup(120ml) heavy cream
  • ½ cup(120ml) milk
  • ½ cup(120ml) chicken stock
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • ½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounce spaghetti


  • Start by boiling pasta in a large pot, according to box instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile in a large skillet Lightly season shrimp with creole spice. Heat about 2 tablespoons of cooking oil or butter over medium heat in skillet.
  • Sauté shrimp for about 3 -5 minutes, until lightly cooked. Set aside.
  • Add butter, followed by garlic, then add, paprika, thyme, oregano, stir for about a minute or until fragrant.
  • Add tomato paste; give it another stir, followed by cream, milk, lemon juice and chicken broth
  • Bring it to a boil then simmer for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add shrimp, and parsley. Stir until combined. Add cheese if using cheese. Stir for about a minute, adjust salt and pepper to suit taste bud. Add more chicken broth if needed.
  • Add pasta to the pan , stir.
  • Turn off heat and let pasta soak up some of the sauce.


Calories: 582kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 367mg | Sodium: 1150mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 3.7mg