The benefits of seafood said and written so much, perhaps, to repeat just does not make sense. In addition, seafood differ exquisite taste and appearance of dishes made with their use, is able to delight the eyes of any esthete. Especially for those who have already appreciated the charm of the whole "sea snakes" - more ways to cook pasta with seafood.
Pasta with seafood
It serves a lot of advantages - all the ingredients are very simple, long stored and can be easily bought in a supermarket. Ready to fall very quickly, and the result is simply stunning! If you like seafood, this dish is sure to become one of your "brand". So, you will need:
seafood cocktail - 250 g;
curly pasta (spiral horns, shells, gnocchi) - 250 g;
heavy cream - 300 ml;
two cloves of garlic;
black pepper - 1/4 teaspoon;
Olive oil - 20 ml;
tomato paste - 200 g
The last point is very important - do not mix the tomato puree with tomato paste. They differ from each other by the degree of concentration and, accordingly, give the dish a different flavor. In this recipe, use it mashed, not a paste. If you did not find mashed potatoes, you can replace it with fresh tomatoes. Clean them from the peel and finely chop.
Thaw seafood and drain fluid. Put to cook spaghetti. Prepare a large pot and fill it 2/3 with water - the pasta should "feel" free. Bring water to a boil. Add a little olive oil. This is necessary to ensure that the paste does not coalesced. Season with salt. Put the pasta in the pan. Cook as much as indicated on the package.
Finely chop the garlic and fry it in a little olive oil for a minute or two. Put the pan defrosted seafood mix and cook for one minute. Add the tomato puree and cook for another two or three minutes - the liquid should boil slightly. Pour in the cream and bring the mixture back to a boil, stirring constantly. Put pepper and salt. Put the pasta in the pan ready with the sauce and stir thoroughly. Serve immediately follows - otherwise the paste to cool and thicken the sauce.
Carbonara with shrimp
Strictly speaking, to classify this dish to the classic Italian cuisine can not. After cooking spaghetti carbonara does not involve the use of seafood. Yes and cream are added, as it makes the dish more bold. According to the classics in the recipe only includes bacon and eggs sauce and cheese. Well, do spaghetti, of course. But no wonder they say that "if you can not, but really want, then you can." And with this recipe. Why, indeed, does not cook the pasta carbonara with shrimp? For this culinary masterpiece, you will need:
one clove of garlic;
one egg yolk;
one big spoon of whipped cream;
four pieces of smoked bacon;
one big spoon of dried parsley;
Boil the spaghetti. Cook to the extent they should be "al dente". Well, until the paste is cooked, you can do the sauce. Put the fried bacon. Clean the shrimp. Finely chop the garlic. Grate the cheese on a fine grater. You should get about 1/4 cup. Bacon ready? Excellent. Put it on a plate. Put the pan in which it is roasted shrimp. Add pepper, parsley and garlic and cook for seven minutes on low heat. Spaghetti ready? Drain and put them to the shrimp - albeit too little fire. In the meantime, you need to cook the sauce. To do this, combine the egg yolk, cheese and cream. Pour it into the pan and stir. Keep on low heat for two to three minutes - it is necessary that the cheese is melted and sauce has become thick and uniform. Spaghetti Carbonara with shrimp ready. You can invite all to the table.
Pasta with ham and prawns
This is - another kind of spaghetti carbonara with seafood. Only instead of bacon, ham can be used. It cooked very quickly and easily. It turns out very tasty - what else is needed for happiness hostess? You will need:
Spaghetti - half the standard pack;
cream with a high fat content - 250 ml;
unpeeled shrimp - 500 grams;
Parmesan or any other cheese - 150 g;
Boil shrimp. To do this, dip them in boiling salted water for three to four minutes. After that, a little cool and clean them. Cut the ham into cubes. Cook the spaghetti until half. Grate the cheese on a grater. Pour the cream into a saucepan and bring them to a boil. Add 100 grams of ham and cheese. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Put the spices and boil for another 5 minutes. Add the prepared shrimp and leave on heat for three minutes. Put the paste and leave on heat until cooked. Spaghetti Carbonara with shrimp ready. Bon Appetit!
Spaghetti with seafood
If you love seafood and in your freezer is always in store "just in case" seafood cocktails, the arrival of the guests never catches you by surprise. After all, you can always save the day by preparing a very tasty Tuscan dish - spaghetti with seafood cocktail. Cooking pasta with seafood only takes 30 minutes. The recipe is very simple. To cope with it even the novice cook. You will need:
seafood cocktail - 500 g;
Parmesan cheese - 200 g;
olive oil - 3 tbsp. spoons;
fresh basil - beam.
For the sauce:
mayonnaise - 1 teaspoon;
cream 20% - 300 g;
Cook the pasta. Drain the water, throwing spaghetti in a colander. Add dried basil and a spoonful of olive oil. Prepare the sauce. To do this, combine the cream, a pinch of basil, salt, pepper, finely chopped garlic and mayonnaise. In a deep pan, pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil and place to seafood, they have to roast for 10 minutes. Then there is pour prepared sauce and simmer for another 10 minutes. Ready-made spaghetti with seafood on a plate, top to decorate with fresh basil and grated parmesan cheese. Pasta with seafood ready!
Pasta with seafood and wine
Famous Italian chefs still "cross swords", trying to decide whether to add when cooking pasta wine. Unfortunately, they are unanimous verdict has not yet come. Why not try it? Then you can make your own opinion on this matter. So, you will need:
If you use frozen seafood, it is necessary to take care of that they are properly thawed. About a day before cooking shift them from the freezer to the refrigerator compartment. Make a blank - set a pot of water on the stove, chop the parsley and garlic, measure out the right amount of wine. Set it so that you do not have to run around the kitchen. After the water has begun to boil salt it and throw in the pasta.
While the pasta is cooked, you can prepare the sauce. Everything is done on high - almost the maximum - fire. Cooking time should take no more than five minutes. If more, then you have done something wrong. Heat a frying pan. Pour a little olive oil and place the garlic. Mix and immediately lay seafood. Fry them in a minute. In order to evaporate the excess liquid should stir them all the time. Pour in the wine and stir thoroughly to evaporate the alcohol. After about a minute, add the tomato puree or grated tomato pulp. Slightly Uvarov and season with salt and black pepper. Add half the parsley, stir and remove from heat.
Spaghetti, cooked to the degree of "al dente", put in the pan and mix with the sauce. By the way, if he gets too thick, it may well be slightly diluted with water in which the cooked pasta. Put the finished pasta on plates, sprinkle with the remaining parsley and chili. This dish goes well with a good beer or a dry white wine.
Spaghetti in a sweet and sour sauce
Sweet and sour sauce perfectly set off the taste of seafood. This dish does not leave anyone indifferent. It can decorate like a regular meal, and any holiday table. Instead, you can take the spaghetti egg noodles - suffer from it will not. You will need:
Frozen or fresh shrimp;
spaghetti or egg noodles;
Cook the pasta in lightly salted water. Cut the olives into slices. Clean the shrimp and lightly fry them in a preheated olive oil. Just do not keep them too long - they will begin to resemble rubber. Set aside on a separate plate. Prepare a mixture of sweet and sour sauce. To this solution one teaspoon of sugar and a small spoonful of starch mate in a small amount of water. It will be enough to take 1/3 cup.
In a frying pan, which were fried shrimp, place a large spoonful of tomato paste and pour the resulting mixture. Squeeze lemon juice. Let the sauce simmer for two minutes. Add the shrimp and olives. Put out even for one minute, stirring constantly. Spread the paste on the finished dish. Pour sauce with shrimp.
Pasta with mushrooms and seafood
This version of the spaghetti will appreciate the true connoisseurs. An exquisite combination of seafood with mushrooms and cheese will bring you unrivaled culinary glory. The main thing is not to tell anyone that all is elementary, and time takes less than 30 minutes. Let it remain your secret! You will need:
300 g of spaghetti;
200g fresh mushrooms;
frozen "seafood mix";
two cloves of garlic;
one cup of heavy cream;
two large tablespoons of olive oil;
one tablespoon of butter.
Thaw seafood. Cook the spaghetti to the state of "al dente". Thoroughly rinse the mushrooms under running water, then air dry with paper towel. Cut them into thin slices. Coarsely chop the garlic. Put in a pan the butter, add one teaspoon of olive oil. Red-hot frying pan. Put the garlic and fry it until golden brown. Set aside on a plate - overcooked garlic can give a dish quite correct bitterness.
Place the mushrooms, add salt and sweet pepper. Roast for ten minutes, stirring all the time. Add to the pan, to mushrooms, seafood and let them boil. Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes. Pour in the cream and bring everything back to the boil. Turn off the stove, put the pasta into the sauce and mix well. Before serving, sprinkle with dill recommended.
As you can see, recipes for pasta with "creeping sea" very much. And everyone - good for her. So you have the option to surprise their loved ones with new shades of this dish for a long time. After all, you already understand the secret of the super-mistress? It is very simple - a pack of prawns or seafood mix in the freezer and 30 minutes of free time. The main thing - do not spill the beans girlfriends!