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Delicious Spaghetti with Shrimp in Sicilian Sauce

Delicious Spaghetti with Shrimp in Sicilian Sauce Delicious Spaghetti with Shrimp in Sicilian Sauce Delicious Spaghetti with Shrimp in Sicilian Sauce

This dish is a hearty meal itself. The puttanesca and fra diavolo in the sauce produce a memorable accompaniment to shrimp as well as mussels, clams or even canned or frozen lobster meat.















1 pound spaghetti
1 tablespoon olive oil, extra-virgin
8 anchovy fillets
oiled packed , oil reserved drain, chop filets
2 cloves garlic
29 ounces tomatoes, canned, crushed
in puree
½ cup black olives
mediterranean, pit and chop
2 tablespoons capers
bottled, rinsed, coarsely chopped if large
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 pound shrimp
medium, peeled and deveined


Bring a large pot of slightly salted water to a boil over high heat.

Add the spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until barely tender.

While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil and oil from the anchovy can in a large (12-inch) skillet over medium heat.

Add the garlic and cook, stirring often, until golden, about 1 minute.

Add the anchovy filets and stir until they dissolve into paste, about 1 minute.

Into the skillet, stir in the tomatoes, olives, capers, oregano and red pepper, and bring to a simmer.

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp turn pink and firm, about 3 minutes.

Drain the pasta and return to the pot.

Add the shrimp sauce and mix well.

Transfer to a warmed, large serving bowl.

Serve immediately.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Not Italian but love Italy

I will try this tomorrow and let you know...

almost 9 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 295g (10.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4219% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 432mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 23%
Dietary Fiber 5g 21%
Sugars g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 10% Iron 38%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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