This Shrimp Fra Diavolo recipe makes just enough for two, making it perfect for your next Date Night. Stir up some mac & cheese for the kiddos, then tuck them into bed and enjoy this quick-and-easy grownup dinner with restaurant-quality flavor.
Date-Night Shrimp Fra Diavolo
2 TBL olive oil
1 TBL butter
5 large garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, minced
1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (or to taste)
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 cups diced fresh tomatoes, seeded (or 1 14-oz can diced tomatoes with juice)
1/2 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails off
1/4 cup fresh parsley, washed and chopped
In heavy skillet, heat oil and butter and stir until butter melts. Add garlic and shallot and cook 2 minutes. Add spices. Cook and stir until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes. Simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 5 minutes or until opaque, turning shrimp halfway through cooking.
Serve over your favorite pasta. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
Copyright 2016 Barb Szyszkiewicz, OFS.