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May 18, 2022

Shrimp & Mushroom Pasta

 


 

Serves 6.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined and butterflied
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1/2 cup port wine
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat; saute mushrooms until soft. Season with salt to taste; set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat; cook shrimp for a few minutes. Season with salt to taste; set aside.
  4. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat; saute shallots for a few minutes. Pour in port wine, white wine and cream; allow to cook over medium-low heat until it thickens.
  5. Stir in mushrooms, shrimp, garlic, salt, sugar and ground white pepper; toss with pasta and serve.

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