Shrimp in Red Pepper Sauce
Shrimp in Red Pepper Sauce - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition Facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon flour
1 teaspoon paprika, preferably Spanish style
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup clam juice
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/2 bay leaf
1 tablespoon minced parsley
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 Pinch sugar
1/2 pound medium shrimp, shelled
Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a skillet large enough to hold the shrimp and saute the onion and garlic until the onion is wilted. Stir in the flour and paprika. Add the tomato sauce, wine, clam juice, red pepper, thyme, bay leaf, parsley, salt, pepper, and sugar. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
In a separate skillet heat the remaining tablespoon of oil until it is very hot. Add the shrimp and stir-fry quickly over high heat, about 1 minute. Add the shrimp to the sauce and continue cooking for 4 to 5 minutes.
Serves 4 as an
The sauce can be made ahead and kept refrigerated for several days. Reheat slowly, thinning with a little wine or clam juice if needed.© Jim Catanich
"Such a great recipe! It's wonderful just as written. I read reviews after I had made the soup and learned a lot of great additions or alternate techniques to complement this recipe. Will definetly make this one again... and again... and again! For novice cooks-do not cut your potatoes ahead of ... " - lilmack79
"I was influenced to make a potato soup while watching Kitchen Nightmares. The show was about a restaurant specializing in potatoes. Anyway, I gave this a try and it was great. I didn't change any of the recipe but wanted a texture that was smooth. I used my stick blender and it ... " - kailua cook
"Substitution for red pepper flakes? My tummy hates them." - jennifer a.
"The sauce was amazing, it did turn out to be very thick. I was able to fix a hole in my wall with the leftovers! Kidding, very good..." - russell b.
"Why go to the Cheesecake Factory to get a taste of this favorite dessert when you can make your own cheesecake at home with this recipe?" - taliesen
"A genuine pizza sauce !! I will not play with this recipe. I've will added this to my recipe book 'AS IS' THANK YOU!! I can do the happy food dance!! NOW !! THANK YOU!! 30 Stars!!!!!!" - chef grpa