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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

This dish is one of my favorite ways to cook fresh shrimp. "Fra Diavolo" translates to "devil's brother" in Italian, because this recipe has got quite a fiery kick from red pepper flakes. What I love, though, is that it's not just spicy - it has tons of bright, fresh flavor from the herbs and tomatoes. It's delicious, quick to cook, and quite healthy. What's not to love?

You can serve this as-is, but I love it with pasta (it's fabulous with calamarata, or even angel hair or spaghettini), rice, risotto, or even just crusty bread - anything to help soak up that delicious pan-sauce.

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Category

Main Course

Servings

4

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

18 minutes

Calories

287

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp (, peeled, deveined)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (,plus additional as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (,plus 1 to 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 medium onion (, sliced)
  • 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves (, such as Tutto Calabria)
  • 3 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Toss the shrimp in a medium bowl with 1 teaspoon of salt and red pepper flakes. Heat the 3 tablespoons oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and saute for about a minute, toss, and continue cooking until just cooked through, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer the shrimp to a large plate, set aside. Add the onion to the same skillet, adding 1 to 2 teaspoons of olive oil to the pan, if necessary, and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes with their juices, wine, garlic, and oregano. Simmer until the sauce thickens slightly, about 10 minutes.
  3. Return the shrimp and any accumulated juices to the tomato mixture, toss to coat, and cook for about a minute so the flavors meld together. Stir in the parsley and basil. Season with more salt, to taste, and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition

per serving
Calories
287
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
9 grams
Protein
24 grams
Fat
12 grams
Saturated Fat
2 grams
Cholesterol
286 milligrams
Sodium
1609 milligrams
Fiber
2 grams
Sugar
4 grams
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3 reviews & comments

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    Sharon Dowdell
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    Make this dish and it was very delicious. Will be making again and will make sure I have so hot bread for dipping. I make this last Friday. Sorry just postig commet.

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    Rosa Whisenand
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    Easy to make and delicious! I will make it again

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    Gina Korbel
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    Delicious, will make again anytime

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