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Seafood Extravaganza

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Ingredients
  Mussels/Small clams in shells 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  White wine 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Extra virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), crushed
  Shell-on prawns 8 Large, cleaned and cut into 1/2 inch rings (Raw Variety)
  Squid 4 Medium, cleaned and cut into 1/2 inch rings (Raw Variety)
  Cooked langoustines 4
  Fresh red chilies 1 , finely sliced
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, peeled, seeded and diced
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Dried pasta 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Fresh basil leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Whole, 1 Handful Of)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Teaspoon (Additional For Drizzling)
Directions

Scrub mussels or clams under running water.
Discard any that are broken or not tightly closed.
Place wine and mussels or clams in a large, heavy based pot with a lid over medium-high heat.
Cook, shaking pan frequently, until shells open, 4-5 minutes.
Remove mussels or clams with a slotted spoon and reserve.
Discard any that do not open.
Tip pot and slowly pour out clear seafood juices, taking care to leave sandy residue in the pot.
Reserve juices and discard residue.
Rinse pot.
Heat oil in the pot over high heat.
Add garlic and prawns and cook, stirring constantly, until the prawns are just turning pink, 2 minutes.
Add the squid, langoustine, chilli and tomatoes.
Cook, stirring constantly, until the squid is just opaque, 3-4 minutes.
Add reserved seafood juices and heat through, 30 seconds.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Remove from heat.
Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water, until firm to the bite.
Drain.
Add pasta with basil to the hot sauce.
Toss gently to coat.
Drizzle over about 1 -2 tbsp additional olive oil.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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