Seafood Linguine Ingredients
10.5oz Cherry Tomatoes
4 Scampi ( 1 each portion )
4.2oz Dry White Wine
1.5oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( x 3 )
4 Garlic Cloves
Salt and Pepper ( to taste )
Parsley ( as much as you like )
Seafood Linguine Preparation Instructions
01 – Clean and wash Mussels and Clams well under running water ( Notes ). Then, cook Mussels and Clams into 2 separate pots on a high flame with the lid on, until opened.
02 – While everything cooks, start cleaning the Squids.
03 – Cut the tentacles off and cut into rings the bodies.
04 – Crush and chop the Garlic Cloves.
05 – Put the Extra Virgin Olive Oilin a large pan and the Garlic.
06 – Now add the Squids and cook for few minutes, or until the Rings turn white.
07 – Add the White Wine, and cook until it has evaporated.
08 – While you wait for the Wine to evaporate, wash and pat the Scampi. Cut their belly open, from tail to head, and using a toothpick remove the intestine ( a sort of black string ).
09 – Chop the Parsley and add it to the pan. Mix well for 1 minute and then turn off the heat and set aside, covering the pan with its lid.
10 – Now, start cooking the Linguine into some salted water.
11 – In a second large pan, saute the Garlic in some Extra Virgin Olive Oil until it browns a little. Then, put the Scampi in, and let them brown too, on all sides for 5 minutes.
12 – In a third pan saute garlic and Cherry Tomatoes ( cut into halves ) until tender, but not mushy.
13 – Drain the Mussels and the Clams straining, through a very ine sieve, half cup of liquid from each pot.
14 – Combine now Linguine ( al dente ), Cherry Tomatoes, Squids and the Water you’ve saved from Mussles and Clams, and cook for 3 minutes over high heat.
15 – Finish cooking the Pasta adding 1 or 2 ladles of fish stock, if necessary.
16 – 1 minute before to the end, remember to add Mussels, Clams and Scampi. Then add Salt, Pepper and Parsley.Serve.
– One by one, and very patiently, tap the Clams on a cutting board. If the sand cmes out, you can throw it away, because this means that it’s full of sand.
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