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Shrimp Durango


"Sauteed shrimp braised with white wine and lime juice and seasoned with cilantro and cayenne pepper. Simple, quick and delicious. Serve with a grilled corn and salsa salad."

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  • 1 pound dry fettuccine pasta
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste



Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to boil, add fettuccine noodles and return water to boil. Cook until noodles are al dente. Drain well.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat, add shrimp and cook about 3 minutes, until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from heat and set aside.
Pour wine and lime juice into the skillet used to cook the shrimp. Bring the mixture to a boil. Boil until the mixture is reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Return shrimp to skillet. Add cilantro, cayenne pepper and salt and pepper. Stir to heat the mixture through, about 2 minutes. Toss with pasta and serve.
Nutritional Information
Amount Per Serving  Calories: 422 | Total Fat: 8.8g | Cholesterol: 130mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database
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Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2006 by ANGELINAZOOM
I've been making this recipe for over a year now, with some changes that may improve it for...
Reviewed on Nov. 15, 2007 by BATCAVES
Giving this 4 stars because I made a lot of modifications (5 stars with mods :)). I only used...
Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2009 by Traci's Kitchen
I loved it!... Exactly what I was craving!... All the flavors blended perfectly! Zesty lime,...
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Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2008 by BLONDIENEG
This was an interesting dish - very light flavors of lime and cilantro. I think next time I...
Reviewed on Oct. 23, 2006 by MARYHM
The first thing I said was "Tastes like Mexico"! We vacation in Cancun, and this reminds me of...
Reviewed on May 11, 2003 by SHELLSAY1969
My family thought it was delicious, even my 5 year old. I added some finely chopped green...
Reviewed on May 11, 2003 by LindaT
This was a very tasty way to use shrimp. I served mine over spinach fettucine instead of...
Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2003 by LEE THRASH
You just can't beat these ingredients... cilantro, lime, white wine, and cayenne... unless you...
Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2006 by Tre
really good, however i am going to add garlic next time, i like adding garlic to everything...
Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2003 by APPLE99
This is a great recipe!!!!!!! try it! :)

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