Brandied Shrimp with Pasta


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

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


  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry fettuccini noodles

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup brandy

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

662 Calories
30g Fat
61g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 662
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 1109mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 518mg 11%

* 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.