Italian spaghetti, Linguine or other Italian pasta. 1 lb.
10 oz. shrimp peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon ketchup (tomato sauce)
1 dry hot red chili pepper, crushed
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 lg. red bell pepper, seeded an diced
salt to taste
Cook spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente (cooked just right).
Meanwhile, using medium heat, pour olive oil in a heavy skillet or cast iron frying pan. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes, turning once.
In a separate skillet, pour cream, stir in ketchup, curry powder, chili pepper and heat to a light boil. Add shrimp, bell pepper and cook sauce for 2 minutes. Drain pasta (do not rinse) and add it to the skillet containing the shrimp sauce. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat, stirring lightly to mix. Salt to taste.
Arrange spaghetti and shrimp on a platter and serve with parmesan cheese and french bread.