*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          MAMA'S SHRIMP SPAGHETTI
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Shrimp
                 Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4 1/2   c            Water
    1 1/2   lb           Unpeeled medium-size fresh
                         - shrimp
      1/2   pk           Vermicelli or thin spaghetti
                         - (7-oz.)
      1/3   c            Butter or margarine
      1/3   c            All-purpose flour
      2/3   c            Chicken broth
      2/3   c            Whipping cream
      3/4   c            Shredded Swiss cheese (3-oz)
    2 1/2   tb           Dry sherry
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/8   ts           Ground white pepper
    2       tb           Grated parmesan cheese
    2       tb           Slivered almonds
 
   Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp
   turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel and devein
   shrimp; set aside.
   Cook vermicelli according to directions; drain.
   Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Cook 1 minute,
   stirring constantly. Gradually add broth and cream; cook over medium heat,
   stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in Swiss cheese, sherry, salt,
   and pepper. Remove from heat; stir in shrimp and vermicelli.
   Spoon mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole; sprinkle with parmesan
   cheese and almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 20 minutes or until
   heated. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat 6 minutes or until browned.
  
 
 
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