Indulge in the exquisite flavors of a culinary masterpiece with this delectable dish of Tender Shrimp in Parmesan Garlic Cream Sauce with Fresh Spinach. A symphony of textures and tastes, this recipe begins with succulent, large shrimp seasoned to perfection with a touch of salt and black pepper. The shrimp take center stage in a velvety Parmesan garlic cream sauce, creating a luxurious ensemble that will tantalize your taste buds.

In a sizzling skillet, minced garlic infuses the air with its aromatic essence, paving the way for the star ingredient. The shrimp, cooked to a perfect pink hue, are set aside temporarily, allowing the spotlight to shift to the creation of the rich and creamy sauce. Heavy cream transforms into a luscious base, with grated Parmesan cheese melting seamlessly into the mixture, forming a silky sauce that promises to elevate every bite.

Fresh spinach joins the party, adding vibrant color and a burst of earthy flavor as it wilts into the decadent sauce. The cooked shrimp make a triumphant return to the skillet, bathed in the Parmesan garlic cream, absorbing the richness and savory notes that define this culinary creation. A hint of lemon juice brightens the ensemble, offering a refreshing contrast to the velvety richness of the sauce.

Presented with a sprinkle of freshly chopped parsley, this dish is a visual and gastronomic delight. With each forkful, you’ll experience the succulence of the tender shrimp, the creaminess of the Parmesan garlic sauce, and the freshness of the spinach—a harmonious union that transforms a simple seafood dish into a gourmet experience. Perfect for a special dinner or to elevate an ordinary evening, this recipe showcases the magic that happens when quality ingredients and inspired preparation come together.

Tender Shrimp in Parmesan Garlic Cream Sauce with Fresh Spinach:


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, washed and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Season the shrimp with salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add the seasoned shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, pour in the heavy cream, stirring continuously. Add the grated Parmesan cheese, stirring until the cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy.
  5. Toss in the fresh spinach and cook until wilted.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, add lemon juice, and toss everything together until well coated in the creamy sauce.
  7. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Nutritional Information (Approximate):

  • Calories: 400 per serving (1/4 of the recipe)
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 30g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 600mg (adjust salt and Parmesan cheese quantity for lower sodium content)

Please note that these values are estimates and can vary based on specific ingredients and portion sizes. Adjustments can be made based on dietary preferences and needs.