SPAGHETTI WITH SHRIMP IN A COGNAC CREAM SAUCE

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 shallots finely diced
  • ½ a stick unsalted butter
  • 12 large shrimp
  • 1 cup of cognac
  • ¼ to ½ cup of marinara sauce (to taste)

Directions

  • Sauté on low flame until shallots are translucent
  • Add large shrimp to pan (approx. 4 per person) and fry for 1 minute max per side, or until just done. *Do not over cook or they will be tough*. Remove shrimp and keep in a warm place covered.
  • Add 1 cup of cognac to shallots and flambé. Add one pint (or more to taste) of heavy cream and ¼ cup marinara sauce. Bring to a simmer. Add spaghetti and toss well.
  • Serve with shrimp on top.

Notes

Categories: Main Dish  Pasta  Shellfish 
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