Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan. Add garlic, shrimp, and pepper strips; sauté stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. Add liquids and spices and cook several minutes longer.
Meanwhile, prepared spaghetti in boiling water and drain when tender. Mix cornstarch with 1/4 cup water and add to shrimp mixture stirring until mixture thickens. Serve spaghetti topped with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
Note: Scallops may be used in place of shrimp, if preferred.
Fun Fact: In 1958, seventeen-year-old high school student Robert Heft from Lancaster High School, Ohio, designed a fifty-star flag to represent the new states of Hawaii and Alaska. It was accepted by Congress as the new U.S. flag. He originally received a “B -” for the project, but after discussing the grade with his high school teacher, Stanley Pratt, it was agreed that since the flag was accepted by Congress, his grade should be changed to an “A.”
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