Monday, January 11, 2010

~Shrimp Fra Diablo~


1 tsp olive oil
1/4 cup minced onion
4 cloves crushed garlic
2 chili peppers minced ( seed for less heat )
1/2 cup tomato paste
3 pints stewed tomatoes ( include juice )
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup red wine ( use a good one )
1 cup water
1 tbs soy sauce
1/2 tsp hot sauce
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp minced fresh basil
2 lbs raw shrimp , peeled and cleaned


Heat oil in large pot. Add onions, garlic, peppers, and saute for 5 minutes. Add all liquids including tomatoes and paste. Stir well to incorporate paste. Simmer over low to medium heat until onions are tender. Add fresh basil, cayenne pepper and shrimp. Continue to simmer a few more minutes until shrimp is just cooked, do not over cook or shrimp will become tough. Remove from heat immmediately.

Serve with your favorite pasta or rice, Enjoy!