Shrimp Fra Diavolo With Linguine

Recipe by NovaLee
READY IN: 55mins




  • Heat a 12 inch skillet over high heat for 4 minutes.
  • Toss shrimp with 1/2 of the red pepper flakes, 2T oil, 3/4 t salt.
  • Add shrimp to hot skillet quickly arrange in single layer sear until bottom of shrimp forms small spots of crust about 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat and turn shrimp over and add cognac pause until cognac has warmed up slightly about 5 seconds,return to high heat ignite cognac shaking pan when flames are out about 15-30 seconds later pour shrimp into bowl set aside.
  • Allow skillet to cool return to burner over low heat add 3T oil, 3T garlic; sauté until sticky about 7-10 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the red pepper flakes, 3/4t salt, sugar, tomatoes, and wine; heat on medium high and then simmer until thickened, about 8 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp with accumulated juices, remaining 1T garlic and parsley; simmer until shrimp is heated through, about 1 minute.
  • Take off heat stir in 1T olive oil.
  • Cook pasta in salted water save 1/3 cup pasta water; drain.
  • In a pot add pasta 1/2 cup sauce (no shrimp) add 2-3T pasta water toss.
  • Put some pasta on plates top with sauce and shrimp.