Grilled shrimp pasta

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1 pound whole wheat pasta, cooked and lightly tossed in olive oil

1 cup medium size shrimp, peeled, butterflied, deveined, and rinsed

1 tablespoon minced garlic

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

¼ teaspoon creole

1 tablespoon very small diced shallot

1 tablespoon minced parsley + 1 teaspoon for presentation

2 sprigs thyme leaves

white wine sauce

4 slices butter

⅓ cup parmesan

6 tablespoons half and half

2 tablespoons riesling wine

2 tablespoons minced shallot

1 pinch creole seasoning




1.    In large skillet, bring all ingredients to medium-high heat and place on grill pan on medium-high heat and flip shrimps halfway through cooking for about 8-10 minutes

2.   serve over pasta


1.    In skillet, bring butter and shallots to medium heat

2.   when shallots caramelize, add wine and stir for 1 minute

3.   add all other ingredients

4.   serve over pasta and shrimp


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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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