NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Looking for an exciting twist on a shrimp dish? Stephanie and Tony Tantillo have you covered.

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Spicy Shrimp Over Polenta


1 cup polenta

1/2 qt chicken stock

1/2 cup water

1 tbsp butter

Grated cheese (optional)

1/2 lb shrimp, peeled

1 tsp chili powder

1 pinch paprika

yellow pepper, sliced

1 orange pepper, sliced

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

2 oz extra virgin olive oil, divided

2 oz san marzano puree


In a pan, bring stock and water to a boil and add in polenta. Continue to stir polenta until creamy and them add in butter and stir again, if using parmesan stir in. an remove from here

Separately, using a medium saute pan add bell peppers on medium heat to saute with garlic for 3 minute with 1 oz olive oil. Season shrimp with black pepper, paprika, and chili powder and drop with pan with remaining oil and cook shrimp with 3-4 minutes or unit pink in the middle. Add in san marzano puree and cook for an additional minute. Pour shrimp mixture over polenta.

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