Shrimp Fra Diavolo

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

For a dish that didn’t remind us of rubbery seafood in spicy marinara, we started by getting the shrimp’s briny flavor to come out of its shell.

SERVES 4

TIME 1¼ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Ideally shrimp fra diavolo is a lively and piquant dish, with tangy tomatoes countering briny, plump shrimp, and pepper flakes and garlic providing a spirited kick. But too often the seared shrimp are overcooked and chewy, and the spice obl...

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