Shrimp Fra Diavolo

I haven’t made this in a long time but it is a delicious and easy sauce that freezes well.  Tonight I roasted some shrimp with olive oil, salt and pepper (8 – 9 minutes at 425) and then sliced the shrimp in half and added them to the sauce.  Delicious!  If you aren’t feeling ambitious you could always buy the sauce – Rao’s has an excellent line of gourmet flavored pasta sauces.

Fra Diavolo Sauce

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 3 oz pancetta, diced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups of tomato or marinara sauce (my grocery store makes their own, I got one cup of each and will mix together)

In a heavy skillet over medium heat, brown pancetta in olive oil until crispy.  Add shallots and garlic and brown for about 2 minutes.  Add tomato sauce and red pepper flakes and simmer.

When ready to serve, add roasted shrimp to sauce and heat for a minute, stirring so shrimp are coated with sauce.  Pour sauce over drained pasta and top with grated Parmesan cheese.  This would also be good with chicken.

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

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About emenuplan
I love to cook and love to eat. I work full time and have a family so managing good meals during the week requires organization. I'm hoping to share my weekly menu plans and recipes to make things a little easier for those who want to follow along.

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