Pappardelle with Spanish Spiced Shrimp
2 pounds shrimps, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon Spanish smoked paprika
1 tablespoon Spanish bittersweet paprika
1/2 cup2cream sherry
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 pound Pappardelle pasta
Salt and pepper generously the shrimps.
Put the olive oil in a skillet and heat it over medium low heat. Add the garlic and paprika and allow it to cook for 2-3 minutes.
Meanwhile cook the pappardelle in salted boiling water according the packaging instructions.
Add the sherry and raise the temperature to high, cooking for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and mix in the butter and add salt. Return to the stove, add the shrimps and cook over medium heat until cooked thru, 3-4 minutes.
Serve the spiced shrimps over the pappardelle and squeeze the lemon over it.
The softness and the great flavor of the the two paprikas, the sweetness of the Spanish blended with the smoked paprika, with the cream sherry and lots of pepper on the shrimps, the lemon squeezed over it, rendered a fabulous dish that was devoured.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 6:08am