Shrimp Fra Diavolo



prawns


SPICE UP YOUR LIFE

If you like a nice spicy dish then Shrimp Fra Diavolo is for you. There is nothing like a little heat when eating Italian food. Red pepper flakes are from heaven and I think they were specially made to be combined with shrimp.

Shrimp is no doubt one of my favorite foods. These little delicacies can be used in a variety of dishes. I love breaded shrimp and can eat them by the pound. When I get a taste for spicy food this is the recipe for me.

Some people say the spicier the better but I don’t believe in overpowering the dish with too much heat. You still want to be able to enjoy the shrimp without burning your taste buds off.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound of medium sized shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 bunch of long green onions chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 3 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbls of butter
  • 1 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 28oz can of diced plum tomatoes
  • 1 8oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of chopped parsley
  • 1 pound of penne pasta or bow tie or spaghetti

    PREPARATION

  • In a large frying pan sauté bell peppers, onions, carrots, celery and garlic in olive oil and butter for around ten minutes until tender.
  • Toss in shrimp for around 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Add tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  • Sprinkle in the oregano.
  • Fill a large pot with around 6 quarts of water and cook pasta until al dente. Around 10 minutes.
  • Plate the pasta and pour the shrimp mixture over the penne.

    Sprinkle with chopped parsley and your ready to serve. Serves 4



    That's a discovery! That's Italian! That's
    Great Chicago Italian Recipes.com

    Leave Shrimp Fra Diavolo and Return to Italian Recipes
    Leave Shrimp Fra Diavolo and Return to Italian Seafood Recipes


    Google


    Home | The Italian Grocer | Italian Heritage | Italian Chefs | New Contest | What‘s New | Restaurant Reviews | Your Reviews | Appetizer Recipes | Soup Recipes | Salad Recipes | Bread Recipes | Vegetable Recipes | Pasta Recipes | Poultry Recipes | Beef Recipes | Pork Recipes | Veal Recipes | Lamb Recipes | Seafood Recipes | Pizza Recipes | Cooking for Kids | Italian Cheese | Italian Wine | Dessert Recipes | Coffee and Espresso| Italian Dinner Music | Food Glossary | About the Cook | Sitemap | Share This Site | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Submit Your Recipes | Your Italian Recipes | Archived Menus


  • Print Friendly and PDF





    32 Great Italian Sauces


    book

    Downloadable E-book


    Mia Cucina Pazzo


    book

    <Downloadable E-book


    Pizza

    book

    Downloadable E-book


    Italian Christmas Cookies


    book

    Downloadable E-book