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Fettuccine with Lobster and Shrimp in a Shallot and Wine Sauce

Yield 6 servings
Make an elegant seafood main dish by combining steamed lobster and shrimp with a light wine sauce and serving over cooked pasta. 

Ingredients

  • 3 (8- to 10-ounce) lobster tails, steamed
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 large shallots, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced Italian parsley
  • 3 tablespoons minced arugula
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 16 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • Lemon slices
  • Garnish: one steamed lobster

How to Make It

  1. Cut shell of lobster tail segments lengthwise on top and underside. Pry open tail segments; remove meat. Cut into bite-size pieces. Set aside.

  2. Bring 6 cups water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired. Set aside.

  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat (do not brown). Add shallots; sauté until tender. Add wine, and cook over high heat 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice; reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and next 3 ingredients.

  4. Add lobster and shrimp to shallot mixture; cook over low heat until seafood is hot, stirring often.

  5. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Add hot cooked pasta to seafood mixture; toss well. Serve with lemon slices. Garnish, if desired.