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Drunken Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Drunken shrimp with angel hair pasta
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
4

Ya’ll don’t get it wrong, this dish won’t get your drunk, but it’ll get you buzzed…off deliciousness.  That bottle of wine on the side will do the trick though ;-)

This is a great Friday dish when you’re sick of making elaborate meals, or just making meals in general and your take-out budget is tapped.  Shrimp, pasta, wine – you can’t go wrong.

Serve as an appetizer with toasted french bread, or as listed below, flavorful shrimp on a bed of angel hair.

 

 

 

 

 

The key to great shrimp is to cook it with the tails on, and once complete, remove and discard the tails.  The tails add an extra level of flavor when cooked.  Also, shrimp cooks quickly, so be sure to only cook your shrimp 2-3 minutes per side.  This will achieve a perfect dish.

Shrimp is incredibly versatile and can be seared, speared for a kabob, and boiled.  It packs a serious punch of vitamins and minerals including selenium, choline, and vitamin B12. It also contains good amounts of niacin, zinc, vitamin E, and vitamin B6. What’s more, shrimp contain antioxidants like astaxanthin, which reduces inflammation.

Ingredients

You will need (2-3) 6 ounce portions of Fish Fixe Shrimphttp://shop.fishfixe.com

  • 1/4 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 c garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tbsp rosemary, chopped
  • 1 c dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Parmesan, freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (optional)
  • French bread (optional for appetizer)

Directions

  1. Thaw and prep the Fish Fixe Shrimp according to package instructions
  2. Season the shrimp with salt + pepper
  3. Cook the angel hair pasta per box’s instructions
  4. In a large sauce pan, add the olive oil and butter and bring to medium high heat
  5. Stir in garlic
  6. Sautè for 2 minutes making sure the garlic does not turn brown and burn
  7. Add in shrimp, oregano, basil and rosemary and cook shrimp 3-4 minutes, until it’s pink
  8. Add wine, scrape pan to deglaze and release brown bits
  9. Remove shrimp after 2 minutes and set aside
  10. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes
  11. Taste sauce and adjust with salt + pepper if desired
  12. Optional: if you want to thicken the mixture add in 1 tbsp tomato paste
  13. Once pasta is complete, add butter and freshly grated Parmesan, toss to combine
  14. Plate the pasta with the shrimp and add the sauce mixture over the top
  15. If you would like to use the shrimp as an appetizer, replace the pasta with toasted french bread and place shrimp on top

Recipe Notes

Convenient. Healthy. Affordable.

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