SPICY SHRIMP FRA DIAVOLO

image image Friends, how about something really special for the weekend, I present,
The Completely Off the Charts…..SHRIMP FRA DIAVOLO!!
My daughters absolute favorite pasta dish, she would have me make it every week, if she could! 🙂
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Method:
Sprinkle salt and crushed red pepper on the shrimp. Heat oil and sear shrimp on one side.

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Flip shrimp….sprinkle with cognac and using a long match set fire.

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Cook till flames subside, remove from pan and keep covered

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Now return pan to low heat, add oil and a lot of minced garlic ( I used 12 cloves) and slowly brown…till it is golden. Takes about 10 minutes. Now add tomatoes, salt, sugar, crushed red pepper and about a cup of white wine & cook to reduce…..about 8 minutes. Now add the shrimp and chopped parsley & cook for another 2 minutes. Toss in eldente cooked linguini, slide onto platter, sprinkle with parsley, crushed red pepper & some freshly ground black pepper…….Enjoy!
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The collage below, illustrates the final steps for you

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Inspired by America Test Kitchen

2 Comments

  1. Any substitute for cognac?

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