Shrimp and Vodka Linguine
Yield: 2 Servings
Categories: Seafood, Pasta, Shrimp
1/2 c Chicken broth 1 md Onion -- sliced 2 md Garlic cloves -- crushed 1/2 c Vodka 1 lg Ripe tomato or 3 plum Tomatoes -- cut into 1" Pieces 1/2 c Clam juice 8 lg Shrimp -- shelled and Deveined 2 tb Heavy cream 1/2 bn Fresh basil -- washed and Torn into sm Pieces Salt -- to taste Ground pepper -- to taste 6 oz Fresh linguine 2 tb Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese 1. Place a pot of 4-5 quarts of water on to boil. Heat chicken broth in a non-stick frying pan. Saute onions in stock until transparent, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and sauteanother minute. Add vodka, raise heat and reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Add tomato and clam juice. Cover and cook gently without boiling, 2 minutes. Cut shrimp into 1" pieces and add. 2. Cook, covered 3 more minutes. Add cream, stir and salt and pepper to taste. Spoon into large serving bowl and add basil. Place linguine in boiling water and boil 2 minutes.Strain and toss with sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan.