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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Mama's Shrimp Spaghetti

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Category: Shellfish, Pasta, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 4 1/2 c Water
  • 1 1/2 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh
  • - shrimp
  • 1/2 pk Vermicelli or thin spaghetti
  • - (7-oz.)
  • 1/3 c Butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c All-purpose flour
  • 2/3 c Chicken broth
  • 2/3 c Whipping cream
  • 3/4 c Shredded Swiss cheese (3-oz)
  • 2 1/2 tb Dry sherry
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Ground white pepper
  • 2 tb Grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tb Slivered almonds


Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp
turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel and devein
shrimp; set aside. Cook vermicelli according to directions; drain. Melt
butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring
constantly. Gradually add broth and cream; cook over medium heat, stirring
constantly, until thickened. Stir in Swiss cheese, sherry, salt, and
pepper. Remove from heat; stir in shrimp and vermicelli. Spoon mixture into
a greased 2-quart casserole; sprinkle with parmesan cheese and almonds.
Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 20 minutes or until heated. Broil 5 1/2 inches
from heat 6 minutes or until browned.

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