Shrimp and Vodka Linguine
1/2 cup chicken broth 1 medium onion -- sliced 2 medium garlic cloves -- crushed 1/2 cup vodka 1 large ripe tomato or 3 plum tomatoes -- cut into 1-3 pieces 1/2 cup clam juice 8 large shrimp -- shelled and deveined 2 tbs heavy cream 1/2 bunch fresh basil -- washed and torn into small pieces salt -- to taste ground pepper -- to taste 6 oz fresh linguine 2 tbs 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 saute another minute. Add vodka, raise heat and reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Add tomato and clam juice. Cover a and cook gently without boiling, 2 minutes. Cut shrimp into 1-3 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.
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