Shrimp Scampi with Spinach Noodles

posted by LauraA 10-05-98 4:35 AM

Shrimp Scampi with Spinach Noodles
Yield: 4 servings

Cream Sauce:
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
White pepper to taste
1-1/2 cups half and half

Shrimp Scampi:
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
2 garlic gloves, finely chopped
1 pound medium shrimp,peeled,deveined,tails off 26-30 count
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/16 teaspoon dried oregano
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
6 ounces spinach noodles

Heat butter in small saucepan. Stir in flour; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add seasonings and half and half. Cook until mixture comes to a boil and is thickened. Makes 1-1/2 cups. Cover and set aside.

Heat butter and saute shallots and garlic for a few seconds. Add shrimp and saute until they turn pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove shrimp and set aside. Add wine and seasonings to skillet. Cook until wine is reduced to 1/3. Then add cream sauce and blend well. Return shrimp to sauce and heat.

Cook Noodles and serve with Scampi.

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