Sunday, November 22, 2009

Mediterrean Shrimp Scampi over Pasta

I have been making this recipe for over 10 years and it is still a household and guest favorite.

1/4 olive oil
4 Tbsp butter
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 t each basil, parsley and oregano
2 (14oz) can stewed tomatoes, Italian style, coarsely chopped, 1 can drained
1/4 cup Triple Sec
Juice from 1 lemon
1/2 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup feta cheese
4 cups hot cooked angel hair pasta (8 oz uncooked)
Parmesan cheese

Melt butter in medium skillet. Add olive oil, garlic, spices, lemon juice and triple sec.  Saute on low boil for 3 minutes.  Add prawns and tomatoes and cook on med-high heat until shrimp are pink.  This should also reduce the liquid.  Serve over hot pasta and sprinkle with feta and parmesan cheese.

Serves 4



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