Chili Rubbed Shrimp & Corn Fettuccine with Tequila Lime Butter Sauce

Chili Rubbed Shrimp & Corn Fettuccine with Tequila Lime Butter Sauce

Prep Time

45 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes



Recipe for Chili Rubbed Shrimp & Corn Fettuccine with Tequila Lime Butter Sauce, a finalist in the 3rd Annual Plugrá Magnifique Recipe Contest.


  • 1 poblano pepper
  • 12 ounces fettuccine
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh
  • 4 tablespoons Plugrá® European-Style Butter, unsalted, divided
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 cup black beans, canned, rinsed, drained, warmed
  • Tequila-Lime Butter Sauce
  • 6 tablespoons Plugrá® European-Style Butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1 Heat broiler. Cut poblano pepper in half lengthwise and remove seeds and veins. Flatten with palm of hand and place on a foiled-lined broiler pan, skin sides up.
  • 2 Broil until blackened all over, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 3 Place in a plastic bag a few minutes to steam, then remove blackened skit.
  • 4 Coarsely chop peppers and place in a small bowl.
  • 5 Cook fettuccine according to package instructions for al dente. Drain, do not rinse, and return to pot.
  • 6 Pour tequila-lime butter sauce over fettuccine and keep warm.
  • 7 While fettuccine is cooking, sauté corn in 2 tablespoons Plugrá Butter in a large skillet until toasted and beginning to caramelize, about 3 to 4 minutes; add to poblanos.
  • 8 Combine chili powder, salt and cayenne and toss with shrimp.
  • 9 Melt remaining butter and cook shrimp until firm and opaque, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 10 Add shrimp, black beans, poblano and corn mixture to fettuccine and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  • 11 Tequila-Lime Butter Sauce: Melt the Plugrá Butter in a saucepan until it is nutty brown, about 3 to 4 minutes.Add the tequila and simmer for 3 minutes.Stir in lime juice and salt and keep warm until ready to serve.



Hello, Dolly, indeed. Today is country legend Dolly Parton’s birthday. The music icon was born in Sevier County, Tennessee and, (…)


Jambalaya is a staple dish in the South, but we bet you’ve never heard of it Italian-style! In this recipe, Chef Ace Champion combines (…)

More TFC