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Spicy Shrimp with Noodles

No recipe image available.These spicy shrimp are simmered in a light sherry wine sauce and served atop a bed of hot linguine pasta. Perfect with a salad and crusty bread to sop up the juices.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces linguine pasta
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup sherry
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions while preparing the shrimp; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over low heat. Stir in olive oil and red pepper flakes and raise heat to medium-high. Add shrimp and sauté until almost pink. Add Cajun seasoning and garlic powder; sauté for 1 minute until fragrant. Add Italian seasoning and sherry; heat until simmering.
  3. Dissolve cornstarch in water; add to skillet. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. If necessary add small amounts of additional sherry until desired consistency is reached. Top with Parmesan cheese. Serve hot over linguine.

Makes 4 servings.