Shrimp Scampi with Fettucine
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15-20min
  • Servings: 6-8
  • Preparation Time: 20min
  • 1lb+ 31-40ct raw Shrimps
  • 1lb Fettucine
  • 1 stick Butter, divided
  • 4-6 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2c +/- good White Wine
  • 1c Cream
  • 1c Parmesan
  • 2tblsp Tomato Paste
DIRECTIONS
  1. * Set lg pot of salted water to boil for pasta.
  2. * While water boils, and then while pasta cooks, peel shrimps.
  3. * Add 1/2 stick butter to separate saucepan and melt over med-low heat; add about 1/3 of chopped garlic.
  4. * Add other 1/2 stick to heavy skillet or to melt and add remaining garlic.
  5. * Slowly add cream to SAUCEPAN of saut├ęd garlic, whisking to incorporate, and bring to a low boil, stirring frequently to avoid scalding.
  6. * Add shrimps to SKILLET and stir.
  7. * Add wine to SKILLET and stir; cook over med heat til shrimps are pink and done and sauce is reduced, then remove from heat.
  8. * Add cheese and tomato paste to SAUCEPAN and whisk to incorporate.
  9. * Cook SAUCE til thickened; remove from heat.
  10. * Strain pasta and return to lg pot.
  11. * Toss with sauce and shrimp, adding wine sauce from skillet as needed for desired consistency. This will NOT be as thick as traditional Alfredo- it should be thinner.
  12. * Serve with toasted slices of bread with Brie!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I had to bribe a friend into coming over and hooking up all my electronic crap recently.... he promised and backed out and promised again... hubby says WHAT'S IT GONNA TAKE... he says I DUNNO- DINNER?....... done.... this is what I made, along with some nice shrimp cocktails and french bread dipped in EVOO, with a sliver of good Brie, then toasted under the broiler for a few. YUMMY!!! It worked, as now do the stereo, DVR and PS3!