GAMBERETTI CON ERBE FRESCHE FRULI VENEZIA - PRAWNS WITH FRESH HERBS

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  1. margcata

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    This recipe hails from Fruli Venezia and is wonderful starter or mezze for Christmas Eve and / or New Years Eve ...

    Ingredients ... 8 people ...

    6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

    2 garlic cloves ( subjective ... )

    2 pounds freshly caught large or medium large prawns deveined, peeled however, with tails intact ...

    1/2 cup freshly packed finely chopped basil leaves

     2 tblsps Marjoram herb fresh if you can get it or use dried and crumbled

    2 tblsps parsley finely chopped and fresh

    2 guindillas = tiny cayenne peppers used for red pepper flakes, however Fresh Chili peps

    or Hungarian paprika piquant as equivalent

    salt and black pepper freshly grounded

    1/2 cup semi fruity white wine from Venezia D.O.

    1) heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat

    2) add garlic and sauté until golden 2 mins.

    3) increase heat to medium high

    4) add prawns and herbs and sauté until pinky coral about 1 minute

    5) stir in the red pepper chili pepper

    6) add white wine

    7) cook and cover 3 minutes

    8) U can spoon over pasta or macaroni of choice ( I use Italian brands only )

    *** serve with warm Italian bread and / or Gristini and breadsticks and Prosecco or Venetian appellation white wine ...  

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