*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     PASTA WITH SZECHUAN SPICED SHRIMP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  pound         Spinach leaves
      1/4  cup           Chinese chili paste
    2                    Tomatoes
    1      pound         Dry or fresh penne
   16      lg            Shrimp
                         (or fettucine
    2      tablespoon    Olive oil
                         or other pasta -- cooked
    2                    Garlic cloves
      1/2  cup           Butter -- cut into 10 pieces
 
 Rinse spinach and remove stems. Peel and seed tomatoes. Chop roughly. Clean
 and devein shrimp. Set aside. Heat olive oil in skillet. Add garlic. Saute a
 few seconds. Add shrimp and chili paste. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Set
 aside. Arrange hot cooked pasta on serving platter or individual plates.
 
 Arrange shrimp over pasta. Saute spinach and tomatoes in half of butter until
 tender. Stir in remaining butter, bit by bit, until all butter in pan is
 melted. Pour equal amounts of spinach-tomato-butter mixture over pasta.
 
  Created by: Bob Brody, Sheraton Harbor Island West, San Diego, Calif.
 
 
 
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