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Scallops And Mushroom Martini Pasta

Cuisine: Italian
Type: Pasta
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Unsalted butter
6 oz 170gButton mushrooms - 1/4 inch slices
6   Shallots - medium, finely chopped
4   Garlic - finely chopped
4 1/2 cups 1066mlHeavy cream
2 tablespoons 30mlGin
1 tablespoon 15mlDry vermouth
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlSalt
3/4 lb 340g / 11ozScallops - meduim, cut in quarters

Recipe Instructions

In a large suasepan or skillet, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add the mushrooms, shallots, and garlic; sauteeuntil tender, about 2-3 minutes.

Add the cream, gin and vermouth and salt. Increase heat and gently boil until the mixture is reduced by a third, about 15-20 minutes while stiring constantly to prevent burning.

Stir in scallpos and simmer 2 to 3 minutes more. Do not over cook the scallops or they will be tough.

Serve immediately over thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta.

N. Kolpas


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