How to Cook Seafood With White Wine Sauce Over Fettuccine

by Ben Panella

Rich decadent special occasion meal. Serves 4-6 depending on appetites


  • ¾ Cups Crab broth
  • 1 Large Shallot
  • ½ Cups White wine -Sauvignon blanc
  • ¾ Cups Heavy cream
  • ½ Teaspoons Salt
  • ½ Tablespoons Pepper
  • 4 Tablespoons Flat leaf parsley
  • ¼ Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Chili powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest
  • ½ Teaspoons Crushed red chile peppers
  • ½ Pounds 10-12 large shrimp
  • 1 ½ Pounds Tubes and tentacles calamari
  • ⅓ Pounds Fresh crab meat
  • ¼ Cups Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Pounds Fresh egg fettuccine
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    In a separate pan reduce 1/2 cup white wine to 1/4 cup.

    Step 2

    Finely chop up a shallot

    Step 3

    Mix up a roux. I mixed up 1.5 tbsp olive oil and 1.5 tbsp flour. Set aside.

    Step 4

    mix 2 tbsp chili powder with 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 pepper, and 1/4 cup flour. Set aside.

    Step 5

    Pat dry and cut squid down to bite size pieces

    Step 6

    Coat squid in flour/chili mix

    Step 7

    Same treatment for shrimp..Pat dry and coat in flour/chili mix. I took the tails off.

    Step 8

    Separate crab meat from shell.

    Step 9

    Get large pan on high heat, add 2 tbsp coconut oil, toss in shrimp don't overcrowd.

    Step 10

    Flip after a minute passes, pull the shrimp after another minute. Cover off heat to keep warm.

    Step 11

    Add some more oil and cook the squid the same as shrimp, only 40 seconds a side. Remove and rest with shrimp. Add crab meat for a minute just to heat up, rest with others covered off heat.

    Step 12

    Add lemon zest to frying pan along with shallots and roux, stir occasionally on medium high for 2 minutes.

    Step 13

    Deglaze pan with 3/4 cup crab broth and 1/4 cup reduced wine. Bring to boil while scraping up goodness in the pan after a minute turn down to a simmer.

    Step 14

    Add 3/4 cup cream. it needs to be warmed first-nuke for 30 seconds.

    Step 15

    Lemon juice

    Step 16

    Taste-adjust with add salt and pepper, bring to a good simmer for a minute or two.

    Step 17

    Mix in pasta, top with Parmesan.

    Step 18

    Add seafood on top.

    Step 19

    Add Parsley and lemon. Serve family style.

    Step 20