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    27 July 2011 // flaviabi

    snocchetti agli scampi

    for the dumplings – 100 g potato head, potato starch, salt
    For the sauce: 2 shrimps per person, Datterino tomatoes, shallots, garlic, thyme,basil, hot pepper.
    Boil the potatoes in boiling water, when cooked peel and mash it.. Once crushed salt and add the starch to obtain a consistent mixture. Mix well, and then creat long strings about 3 cm in diameter. Cut it into cubes and one by one roll them over on a fork (to create small cracks that will help the assimilation of the sauce). Remove the heads to the prawns and boil in water for 10 minutes. Cut the shallot and garlic thin and brown with extra virgin oil,  add the thyme, the tomatoes cut into small pieces and cook for 5/8 minutes. Peel the tails of shrimp and sliced , add to the tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes, adding salt and pepper. Squeeze the contents of the heads of boiled shrimp, and add to sauce. Boil the shrimp cooking water, added with fresh water and salt and when it boils throw the dumplings: they are cooked when they float. Sauté them in the pan with the sauce and serve with fresh basil.