Butter Garlic Penne with Shrimps

By Amy
January 29, 2018

Author Notes: Garlic Butter Penne with Shrimp- made with simple ingredients like butter, garlic, mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes.. So simple, so flavorful! This easy pasta recipe is our favorite weeknight dinner. I love to serve this with home-made salad or some roasted vegetables. Amy

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min


For the shrimps

  • 1 lb shrimps
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • oil for the pan

For the sauce

  • 1/3 cup sundried tomato in oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 8 ounces penne or any other type of pasta
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushroom
In This Recipe


  1. For the shrimps: Heat olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Toss in shrimps and sprinkles with salt, pepper, garlic powder. Cook until pink, about 2 minutes. Remove shrimps and set aside.
  2. Pulse sun-dried tomato in a food processor a few times until smooth.
  3. For the garlic butter sauce: In the same pan, add a few teaspoon of olive oil, add in butter and garlic and fry until garlic is fragrant.
  4. Toss in the mushrooms and cook for about 30 seconds. Add in sun-dried tomatoes, broth and simmer on low heat until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Turn off heat and add back the cooked shrimps to combine.
  5. To serve: Mix garlic butter sauce on top of pasta. Serve on top of Parmesan and maybe a glass of wine if you're feeling fancy! Enjoy.

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