Serves 4


1 lb. Shrimp, shelled & deveined
2 tsp Paprika
1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Cup Red & Yellow Bell Peppers, sliced
2 Cloves of Garlic, minced
1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
1 Cup White Wine
2 Cups Heavy Cream
2/3 Cup Tomato Puree
1 Tbsp Chives, chopped

Creamy Polenta:

1 Cup Polenta, instant
1 qt. Chicken Stock
¼ Cup Half & Half Cream
4 Tbsp Butter
1 Cup Parmesan, grated


1. In a large Sauce Pan, bring the Chicken Stock and Half & Half to a simmer.
2. Turn heat to low and slowly stir in the Polenta.
3. Cook for approximately 5 minutes on low heat, stirring often with a wire whisk to prevent lumps.
4. When the mixture is creamy, turn off heat and stir in the butter and Parmesan cheese. Set aside.
5. Marinate shrimp with Paprika and a pinch of salt & pepper.
6. In a large Saute Pan, heat 1 Tablespoon of oil.
7. Add Shrimp to pan and saute for 3-4 minutes.
8. Remove Shrimp from pan and set aside.
9. Add Red & Yellow Bell Peppers and saute for 2 minutes.
10. Add Red Chilil Flakes and Garlic. Cook for 1 minute.
11. Add White Wine and reduce by 2/3.
12. Add Heavy Cream and Tomato Puree. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
13. Stir in cooked Shrimp.
14. Pour Shrimp mixture over Polenta and garnish with Chives.

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