*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     PASTA WITH SZECHUAN SPICED SHRIMP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  pound         Spinach leaves
    2                    Tomatoes
   16      large         Shrimp
    2      tablespoons   Olive oil
    2                    Garlic cloves
      1/4  cup           Chinese chili paste
    1      pound         Dry or fresh penne -- (or fettucine,
           or            other pasta -- cooked
      1/2  cup           Butter -- cut into 10 pieces
 
 Rinse spinach and remove stems. Peel and seed tomatoes. Chop roughly. Clean and
devein shrimp. Set aside. Heat olive oil in skillet. Add garlic. Saute a few
seconds. Add shrimp and chili paste. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Set aside.
Arrange hot cooked pasta on serving platter or individual plates. Arrange shrimp
over pasta. Saute spinach and tomatoes in half of butter until tender. Stir in
remaining butter, bit by bit, until all butter in pan is melted. Pour equal
amounts of spinach-tomato-butter mixture over pasta.
 
  Created by: Bob Brody, Sheraton Harbor Island West, San Diego, Calif.
 
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