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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

An easy peasy pasta dish that’s simple, flavorful, and incredibly hearty. And all you need is 20 min to whip this up!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 8 ounces Fettuccine
  • 1 lbs Shrimp Peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black paper, to taste
  • 8 tbsp Unsalted butter one stick
  • 4 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups Baby arugula
  • 1/4 cup Freshly grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley leaves


  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
  • Melt the remaining 6 tablespoons butter in the skillet. Stir in pasta, arugula, and Parmesan until arugula begins to wilt, about 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.
Keyword shrimp