Sunday, October 12, 2008

Shrimp and Pasta

1 to 1 1/2 lbs shrimp, cleaned and deveined
Seasoned bread crumbs
Extra virgin olive oil
5-6 cloves fresh minced garlic
Fresh grated parmesan chees

Rinse shrimp and toss in bread crumbs. Boil pot of salted water for pasta, add pasta and cook until al dente. Heat olive oil in skillet, (just enough to cover the bottom of pan), add shrimp and heat over medium flame. Add minced garlic to shrimp. When bottom of shrimp turns pink, use tongs and turn to other side, mixing garlic in the skillet to flavor the shrimp and oil. Drain pasta and toss with parmesan. Add contents of skillet to pasta and toss. You mayadd more oil and parmesan cheese to taste.
Serve with garlic french bread
Number of servings: 4
Recipe by the Iron Chef...Bren McRae

Chicken Parmesan

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup Italian Bread crumbs
1/4 cup olive oil
1 jar spaghetti (15- 1/2 oz) Lucini Italia spaghetti sauce (Tuscan Marina with Roasted Garlic Sauce) Found at costco or target.
1/2 cup ( 4 oz) grated parmisian cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 400. Dip chicken into eggs and then into the bread crumbs. Heat olive oil at medium. Cook chicken in oil until well browned on both sides. Pour spaghetti sauce into 11x7" baking dish (Size isn't to important). Place chicken on sauce and top with cheeses. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned.
Serve with French bread
Number of servings: 4
Recipe by the Iron Chef....Bren McRae


Bairds said...

Delicious and easy!! We had friends over for dinner and it was the perfect amount.

The Hille's said...

What a great idea. I am always looking for new recipes to try. I feel like we eat the same things over and over. It is nice to know you have made them and you like them. Thanks!