*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Cajun Shrimp Pasta,****
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Pasta
                 Low Fat                          Party
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   Olive oil
      1/2  cup           Onion -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      Thyme
      1/2  teaspoon      Cayenne pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      Black pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      Basil
    1      tablespoon    garlic -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    Worcestershire sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      Tabasco sauce
    2      cups          tomatoes -- diced
    2      teaspoons     sugar
      1/2  cup           Green onions -- chopped
    3      cups          Chicken stock
    1      pound         Vermicelli
    1      pound         Shrimp -- peeled and deveined
      1/2  cup           Grated parmesan cheese
   * or substitute chicken      Saute the onion in the olive oil for 
 approximately   four minutes. Add the garlic and stir.  Add thyme,   cayenne 
 and black peppers, and basil and cook at low   heat for five more minutes.  
 Add everything else except for the pasta, shrimp, and cheese, and cook over 
 lowish heat for an hour.      Saute the shrimp in some butter and garlic until
 three-quarters cooked (pink, but not totally opaque).   Add the sauce and cook
 for an additional two minutes.   Add the cooked pasta and toss well with the 
 grated cheese. Serve hot.      Serves 4-6   
 
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 NOTES : I mix a little cornstarch with some of the cooled sauce and add at the
 end to thicken.