Fettuccini de la Mer


For all of the seafood lovers who don't want to eat rich, fat food. This one is for you...velvety and tasty. Try serving with some warm crusty bread, if desired.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • ½ pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined

  • ½ pound scallops

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ pound imitation crabmeat

  • 2 cups milk

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch dried marjoram

  • 1 pinch dried basil leaves

  • 1 pinch dried tarragon

  • 10 ounces dry fettuccini noodles


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Drop in shrimp and scallops and simmer for 10 minutes; remove the seafood and reserve the seafood water or broth in another bowl.

  2. In the same saucepan, melt the butter and add onion, garlic, red bell pepper and green bell pepper; saute and stir until transparent, but do not brown.

  3. Add flour and mix well until all the vegetables are coated; add some seafood broth slowly, but stirring constantly. Add the imitation crabmeat and mix; add the milk and salt and pepper to taste and mix.

  4. Add the marjoram, basil and tarragon and simmer very gently; stir constantly until the wanted thickness is obtained. Take off of heat and reserve.

  5. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccini and cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until al dente; drain and cover with the seafood sauce. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

571 Calories
12g Fat
76g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 571
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 751mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 68mg 338%
Calcium 237mg 18%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 837mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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