Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Shrimp in Fettuccine

·      2 pounds cleaned, raw shrimp
·      2 oz capers with juice
·      3 cloves garlic, minced
·      2 cups rose or blush wine
·      1 pond dry fettuccine pasta
·      1/4 teaspoon black pepper
·      4 oz butter
·      1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
·      1/8 cup fresh oregano, chopped
·      1 red onion, chopped fine
·      salt for the pasta water

bring wine, butter, garlic, 1/2 of the onion, capers and juice to a simmer
continue for 1/2 hour
(basically getting a majority of the alcohol out and tempering the capers)
bring pasta water to a boil with salt and cook pasta to aldente
place the shrimp in the colander to drain the pasta and drain the pasta
put it all into the pot and immediately add the wine/butter sauce
stir well
add all of the fresh herbs and the remainder of the onion and mix
serve with parmesan cheese over it