Shrimp and Mushroom Angel Hair Pasta


This dish is highlighted by shrimp and mushrooms sauteed in port wine and a creamy garlic sauce over angel hair pasta. Delicious! Enjoy with your favorite wine, tossed green salad, and garlic bread, if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound angel hair pasta

  • ¼ cup butter, divided

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined and butterflied

  • 1 ½ cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 4 tablespoons chopped shallots

  • ½ cup port wine

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • 1 pint heavy cream

  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed

  • salt to taste

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper


  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 and rinse under cold water.

  2. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat; saute mushrooms until soft. Season with salt to taste; set aside.

  3. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat; cook shrimp for a few minutes. Season with salt to taste; set aside.

  4. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat; saute shallots for a few minutes. Pour in port wine, white wine and cream; allow to cook over medium-low heat until it thickens.

  5. Stir in mushrooms, shrimp, garlic, salt, sugar and ground white pepper; toss with pasta and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

704 Calories
40g Fat
50g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 704
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 52%
Saturated Fat 23g 117%
Cholesterol 244mg 81%
Sodium 355mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 484mg 10%

* 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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