20 Large Shrimp, peeled, deveined
20 wooden skewers
12 oz. thin spaghetti, boiled in salted water until al dente
1 cup cherry or pear tomatoes, halved
12 asparagus spears, blanched and cut into 1 inch long pieces
8 basil leaves, hand torn
3 garlic cloves, chopped fine
½ cup chardonnay
Juice and peel of 2 lemons
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
½ cup prepared pesto sauce
½ cup parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper
In a mixing bowl, toss shrimp in the pesto and place in the refrigerator 1 hour before cooking.
Skewer shrimp onto wooden skewers and season with salt and pepper.
Heat a large non-stick sauté pan over medium high heat.
Add olive oil and shrimp and allow to brown lightly on both sides.
In the same pan, add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Add white wine and reduce by half.
Add remaining ingredients and cook until warm.
Toss with blanched spaghetti and place on plate.
Remove skewers from shrimp and place over spaghetti.
Sprinkle with parmesan and serve.