Pasta in Shrimps’s Sauce is one of my preferred pasta and I cook it anytime I find fresh small shrimps. I know everyone likes big prawns, but the sauce of this recipe comes out better with small shrimps. This pasta is very easy-to-cook and has delicious taste. Here I go with the recipe:
Ingredients: / Ingredientes:
- 500 gr. of small shrimps / 500 gr. de camarones pequeños
- 500 gr pasta (buccatini) / 500 gr de pasta (bucatini)
- 3 tomatoes / 3 tomates
- 10 cherry tomatoes / 10 tomates cherry
- 200 gr milk cream / 200 gr de nata
- 2 garlic cloves / 2 dientes de ajo
- 1 branch of fresh basil / 1 rama de albahaca fresca
- Salt, white pepper, olive oil. / Sal, pimienta blanca, aceite de oliva.
Preparation: / Preparación:
Let’s start with shrimp cleaning. You can buy the shrimps already cleaned, I prefer to clean them myself. Remove the hard shrimp’s lever and the yarn that they have on the outside (it is important to remove the yarn completely so you do not get sick). Wash with abundant water separately the cleaned shrimps and their levers. Simmer the levers with little water, we shall use their broth for the preparation of the sauce.
In parallel, start cooking the pasta to be al-dente. To see how al-dente pasta is prepared, click here.
Peel the tomatoes, remove the seeds and cut them into medium cubicles. For the cherry tomatoes, only cut them in half. Put on a large wok with 2 tablespoons olive oil and crushed garlic. When the oil is warmed and flavored, remove the garlic and add the tomatoes. Stir well until the tomatoes start to melt and add the shrimps.
Stir the preparation until the shrimps start to gather as a circle and turn whiter. Add the cream to the sauce and stir to distribute uniformly.
When the sauce is unified, add the shrimps’ broth; make sure you have removed its scum during simmering and decanted the broth. Stir well the sauce and regulate with salt and pepper. Remember to constantly stir the sauce at this point of preparation. When the sauce has become compact but still juicy add the boiled al-dente pasta there.
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Reduce the firepower and stir the bucatini until they are completely immersed into the shrimps’ sauce and have absorbed the sauce. Remove from the fire and while still hot, place them in the middle of the plate. Decorate the plate with fresh basil and the Fantastic Pasta in Shrimps’ Sauce are ready to be enjoyed.
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