Friday, August 21, 2009

Pasta with Flambeed Shrimp from Pasta and Garlic Low fat Recipes that Work

Pasta with Flambeed Shrimp from Pasta and Garlic Low fat Recipes that Work
Serves 6
Linguine, fettuccine or pasta of your choice
1 pound dried or 1 1.4 pounds fresh
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound medium sized raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely diced
4 Roma tomatoes, diced
4 carrots, julienned and blanched
1/2 pound asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces and blanced
1 cup gold tequila
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
3 limes, cut in half
Advance Preparation 30 minutes
Peel and DEVEIN shrimp. Prepare the vegetables as specified. Chop cilantroat the very last minute.
Ingredients may be prepared up to 8 hours in advance if refrigerated.
Final Preparation 15 minutes
1 Preheat a large kettle on high heat. Add olive oil. When oil is hot, add shrimp and cook for a few SECONDS on each side.
Add garlic and peppers and saute 1 minute.
Add tomatoes, carrots and asparagus and saute 2 minutes linger.
@ Warm tequila in a small sauce pan. Ignite. Immediately pour flaming tequila into kettle, When flame dies add 1/2 cup water. Lower heat, seaon with salt and pepper if desired and simmer 2 minutes.
3 Meanwhile, cook pasta in plenty of rapidly boiling salted water until al dente.
Drain and immediately add cooked pasta directly to the sauce. Add cilantro, toss throughly and serve straight from the kettle.
Squeeze 1/2lime over each serving at the table.
Nabib Kolahi
To SAFELY falme spirits, gently warm in a small sauce pan over low heat. Remove a teaspoon of warmed spirtis with a long spoon and IGNITE. Carefully pour the flaming spoonful back into the pan. This will quickly ignite the rest of the spirits without any unexpected flareups. Keep in mind that its impossible to see flames in a brightly lit room. Fro effect do any flaming under dim lighting.
Nutrition Data
Calories 530
Calories from Fat 10.7%
Total Fat 5.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.8g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 143 mg
Carbohydrates 72 g
Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
Protein 28 g

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