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Can anyone add or improve on this recipe?

I found this recipe when I was a teenager and loved it then. My husband is a foodie and has high standards (which, has passed on to me as well now) I still like the recipe but find it a little lacking and am not sure where to make changes for improvement.

Shrimp (raw, shelled, and de-veined.. enough for your liking)
2TBSP butter
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 cans mexican style stewed tomatoes
1 small can of chopped green chiles
Jalapeno optional (seeds removed and finely chopped)
Farfalle pasta (we use 1/2 a box and have leftovers)

Heat skillet on med-low heat. melt butter, add garlic (at the same time heat pasta water.. when boiling add pasta)
Place shrimp in single layer. Cook about 2 min per side (until just turns pink) remove shrimp (to avoid overcooking)
Add tomatoes and chile peppers (and jalapeno if desired for more heat) raise heat to med-high to boil.. let juices reduce slightly.
When pasta gets al-dente (almost fully cooked but still has a bit of bite to it) drain and add to sauce to finish cooking.
Add shrimp back to skillet to reheat.

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Asked by alinker at 1:43 AM on May. 16, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (9)
  • Damn, that sounds good. I don't think its lacking.

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 1:45 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • Add cilantro and caramelized onion into the sauce and top with avacado......

    Answer by proudmom2510 at 1:47 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • What time is dinner tomorrow? I'll bring a nice bottle of wine :)

    Answer by Kathy675 at 1:48 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • Lemon juice and white wine on the shrimp while cooking
    if you like it spicy I would suggest adding cajun seasoning,

    Answer by SMITxsM2 at 1:48 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • Try substituting something for the pasta. Maybe quinoa? Maybe israli couscous?

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 1:48 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • some herbs maybe.

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 2:46 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • Sounds good as it.

    Answer by tasches at 3:01 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • (darn) "is"

    Answer by tasches at 3:01 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • MMM thats sound yummy What time is dinner????

    Answer by mammaangelof4 at 7:40 PM on May. 16, 2011

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