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Mediterranean Garlic Shrimp
1-1/2 pounds of (peeled and de-veined shrimp)
2 Tbsp butter
1 pound fettuccine, (cooked al dente)
dash of salt
For the Sauce
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup Romano cheese
8 cloves of fresh garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
4 Tbsp lemon juice
dash of old bay seasoning
dash of crushed red pepper
dash of parsley
salt and pepper to taste
Combine all the sauce ingredients into a skillet and bring to a boil.
Add cooked fettuccine and shrimp.
Stir gently over medium heat for about 8 minutes or until the seafood is cooked through.
The sauce may seem thin at this point but let it sit a bit and it will thicken up.