Creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine

This recipe for a creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine makes a mouthwatering pasta dish using cremini mushrooms, shrimps, fresh parsley, vodka and sour cream.
A quick and easy creamy fettuccine dish that showcase shrimps and cremini mushrooms, you can have this on the table in just 20 minutes. You can use any type you want mushrooms, like white mushrooms or portobello mushrooms. This is a pasta dish that the whole family can agree on.

creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine

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  • DifficultyVery easy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time20 Minutes
  • Cooking time10 Minutes
  • Serving2
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineItalian


  • 3 tablespoonsbutter
  • 1 spoonolive oil
  • 1onion (chopped )
  • 10 ouncesmushroom (cremini)
  • 10 ouncesshrimps
  • 4 tablespoonsvodka
  • 10 ouncesfettuccine
  • 1 spoonparsley (fresh)
  • 1 cupsour cream
  • salt
  • pepper


creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine
  1. Start by melting the butter with the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Fry the onion until soft.

  3. Thinly slice the previously cleaned mushrooms with a mandolin. Then add the mushrooms. Cook until soft over high heat.

  4. Add the shrimps and let cook 5 minutes

  5. Add the vodka and let the alcohol evaporate

  6. Add the cream with salt and pepper. Let it thicken for 5 minutes.

  7. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling water until quite al dente it will finish cooking in the sauce. Add the pasta, season with the sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

  8. creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine

    Serve immediately and enjoy your meal.

Cook’s Tips

To clean the mushrooms, use a damp paper towel or a dishtowel to remove any dirt one at a time. Cleaning mushrooms with water will make them waterlogged. Mushrooms absorb water like little sponges and they won’t brown well when cooked if they are full of water.

When cooking the mushrooms, cook them in a large pan, without a lid and over high heat so that they do not release liquid and add the salt only at the end of cooking

Recipes variations

In this recipe you can replace the cremini mushrooms with white or portobello mushrooms.

creamy shrimps & mushrooms fettuccine

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