*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Cajun Shrimp Pasta,****
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Pasta
                 Low Fat                          Party
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   Olive oil
      1/2  cup           Onion -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      Thyme
      1/2  teaspoon      Cayenne pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      Black pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      Basil
    1      tablespoon    garlic -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    Worcestershire sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      Tabasco sauce
    2      cups          tomatoes -- diced
    2      teaspoons     sugar
      1/2  cup           Green onions -- chopped
    3      cups          Chicken stock
    1      pound         Vermicelli
    1      pound         Shrimp -- peeled and deveined
      1/2  cup           Grated parmesan cheese
 
   * or substitute chicken      Saute the onion in the olive oil for
  approximately   four minutes. Add the garlic and stir.  Add thyme,  
  cayenne and black peppers, and basil and cook at low   heat for five more
  minutes.  Add everything else   except for the pasta, shrimp, and cheese,=
  and cook   over lowish heat for an hour.      Saute the shrimp in some
  butter and garlic until   three-quarters cooked (pink, but not totally
  opaque).   Add the sauce and cook for an additional two minutes.   Add the
  cooked pasta and toss well with the grated   cheese. Serve hot.      Serves
  4-6
 
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 NOTES : I mix a little cornstarch with some of the cooled sauce and add at
  the end to thicken.