Fra Diavolo Seafood Gnocchi Recipe

Fra Diavolo Seafood Gnocchi Recipe

January 17, 2023

Fra diavolo is a spicy traditional Italian tomato sauce that pairs perfectly with seafood and fluffy gnocchi. This version uses lobster, shrimp, and scallops, making for a luxurious entrée that is perfect for special occasions.

Serves 4


2 tablespoons olive oil

½ cup pancetta, diced

6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced

3 tablespoons minced fennel bulb

1 shallot, peeled and minced

½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 pound shrimp, peeled

½ pound lobster tail, cut in half

½ pound scallops

½ cup white wine

½ lemon, juiced

1 (12-ounce can) whole peeled tomatoes

1 teaspoon salt

5 tablespoons butter

6 cups frozen gnocchi, cooked

3 tablespoons basil, chopped


1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the pancetta until crisp, remove from the pan, and drain on a paper towel.

2. Sauté the garlic, fennel, shallots, and pepper for 1 minute, and then add the seafood. Sauté the seafood for 3 minutes, and deglaze the pan with the white wine and lemon juice. Stir in the

tomatoes, breaking up the whole tomatoes into chunks, and bring to a simmer, stirring frequently.

3. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and cook for 10 minutes or until seafood is cooked completely.

4. Remove the seafood from the pan, season the sauce with salt, and whisk in the butter 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir in the cooked gnocchi and crispy pancetta, and top with the seafood. Garnish with chopped basil before serving.

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