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Spicy Shrimp Linguine Recipe

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  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • A spicy shrimp linguine that's easy to make, with a sauce inspired by Chef Emeril.


  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb frozen shelled and deveined large or extra-large shrimp, thawed
  • 2 tbsp Emeril’s® Original Essence
  • 1/2 cup small onion, chopped
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 lb linguine, cooked according to package directions


  1. In a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, in hot olive oil, cook shrimp and 1 tablespoon Emeril’s Original Essence until shrimp turn pink, about 3 minutes.
  2. With slotted spoon, remove shrimp to plate.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Stir onion into oil remaining in saucepan; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring once or twice, until onion is tender.
  5. Stir in tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce and remaining tablespoon Essence; heat to boiling.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Stir in shrimp; heat through.
  8. Spoon hot linguine onto plates; top with sauce. Makes 4 to 6 main-dish servings.