As our child grows (yes she is just over 3 weeks old), I am finding myself wanting to cook more and more for my family and friends at home. Not that I don’t love to eat out, but I want to stare at our little peanut and eat and drink some great creations…….
Here is what I made last night:
Lobster, Shrimp and wild mushroom pasta
Feeds 7-8 people
The meat of 5, 1 pound cooked lobsters
1.5 pounds of peeled and deveined 16/20 shrimp
1 pound sliced mixed wild mushrooms
2 cups dry white wine
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 ounces peeled chopped garlic
2 large shallots peeled and chopped
The juice of 3 lemons
2 pounds pasta
Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
1 bunch chopped chives
4 ounces grated parmesan cheese
~ In a medium sized pot- sweat the garlic and shallots in olive oil until tender.
~add the mushrooms and cook until tender
~add the wine and lemon and simmer for 5 minutes.
~in a separate pot, cook your pasta
~ in a separate sauce pan- sear the shrimp until they are 3/4 cooked and then add to the mushroom mixture and add the chopped lobster meat as well. (make sure you season the shrimp with S&P before cooking)
~ add S &P to taste and the crushed red pepper-
~ once the pasta is cooked, strain the water from the pasta and toss the pasta into the sauce and add the chopped chives.
~garnish with grated cheese and enjoy!