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Bottarga with shrimp?

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Nyleve Jan 15, 2014 01:39 PM

I'm making a pasta with garlic and shrimp for dinner tonight.probably something simple...parsley, maybe some chilies. I happen to have some bottarga in the fridge. Would you use it?

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    Raffles Jan 15, 2014 02:05 PM

    Depends on how salty it is, or just use it as a seasoning....will the garlic overpower it? Are you using lemon and white wine?

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      Nyleve Jan 15, 2014 02:07 PM

      Was thinking lemon and white wine. Maybe no chilies. Very simple.

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        Raffles Jan 15, 2014 02:09 PM

        It might look very pretty as a garnish !

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        Nyleve Jan 15, 2014 05:53 PM

        Ok, so I did this. Sautéed a LOT of garlic in olive oil for a minute or so. Added shrimp, sautéed until they started to curl. Added a handful of halved cherry tomatoes and some chopped parsley, salt and pepper. Cooked just a minute or two. Added drained pasta (used fresh linguine) and heated through. When in the bowl, sprinkled with grated bottarga. Delicious!

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