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A very flavorful Portuguese style shrimp spaghetti with red pepper recipe (receita de esparguete de camarão com pimento).
Portuguese Style Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe
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Portuguese Style Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe

Portuguese Style Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe

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10 medium shrimp1/2 red pepper cut in strips2 garlic cloves3 tablespoons of olive oil2 tablespoons of tomato pasteParsley (to taste)Chives (to taste)Piri piri sauce (to taste)1/2 cube of seafood stock (broth)1/4 cup of white wineParmesan cheese (to taste)1 pack of spaghettiSalt (to taste)Butter (to taste)

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  1. Put the shrimp in a bowl, drizzle with some white wine and let it thaw so that you can peel it and put aside.
  2. Heat a pan with water, when it boils, add some salt, a little butter and add the spaghetti (bake according to package directions).
  3. Add the garlic, the olive oil and the cube of seafood stock in a frying pan and let it brown a little.
  4. Add the pepper strips, the shrimp, parsley, chives, piri-piri sauce, tomato paste, drizzle with the white wine and let it cook for as long as the spaghetti cooks.
  5. Once the spaghetti is cooked, drain very well and add to the previous preparation.
  6. Mix well and remove from the heat.
  7. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: morangoichocolate.blogspot.pt


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