Shrimp in Crazy Water

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

A terrific Mario Batali recipe. Love it.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

very tasty with lots of spice, I replaced the water with chicken broth and reduced the wine amount to 1-1/2 cups, I added in lots freshly grated black pepper and allowed it to simmer for about 45 minutes to reduce the wine, I loved this shrimp dish, I served it on cooked pasta and it was thoroughly enjoyed by my family, thanks for sharing hon!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 6-qt soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat until smoking. Add the onion, garlic, chilies and diced fennel and cook until soft and light golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the tomatoes, wine and water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the shrimp and simmer until they are cooked through, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with freshly ground black pepper. To serve, pour into a soup tureen and garnish with the fennel fronds.

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