Champagne Shrimp and Angel Hair Pasta

Happy New Year everyone!!! Today’s post is not my recipe. It was sent to me by The Shrimp Council. I thought it is a great recipe though as it uses 2 cups of champagne, something you might have leftover from last night’s festivities and flat champagne isn’t the best for drinking that is for sure but would be excellent in this recipe. So here is a way to use that up!!! Enjoy!!

Champagne Shrimp and Angel Hair
Recipe type: Entree
A great dish to use up that leftover champagne.
  • 1 lb of shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 oz of angel hair pasta
  • 2 cups of your choice of Champagne
  • 1 cup of fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  1. Cook the pasta as directed, drain afterwards and coat with a Tbsp. of olive oil.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the other Tbsp. of olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Cook the mushrooms in the olive oil until tender, then remove and set aside.
  3. Combine the shrimp, Champagne and salt in the pan and cook over high heat. When the liquid starts to boil remove the shrimp and add the shallots. Boil for 8 min. until reduced to about half a cup. Stir in ¾ of the cream and boil for an additional 2 min.
  4. Add the shrimp and the mushrooms to the sauce, heat through. Toss the hot, cooked pasta with the remaining ¼ cup of cream and the freshly chopped parsley. Spoon the shrimp with sauce over the pasta and serve.


Sorry I don’t have a picture of this recipe for you but I have added a few other pictures of shrimp dishes for you to enjoy from The Shrimp Council’s Facebook page. Check out the recipes over there.

Grilled Shrimp and Smoky Grilled-Corn Grits

Grilled Shrimp, Corn and Tomato Salad

Grilled Shrimp and Summer Squash




  1. says

    Just to let you know that your link to Food on Friday: Berries and Currants was featured in my Need Some Inspiration? Series today. Happy New Year!

    PS I am folllowing your blog on Google Reader. A follow back to Carole’s Chatter would be wonderful. Or are you already following?

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