In a large pot of boiling water, prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain well.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet, over medium heat.
Cook onion and garlic 5 minutes or until translucent, stirring occasionally.
Add shrimp and sauté 3 minutes, until shrimp are done. Remove and set aside.
Add chicken broth, sun-dried cherries, lemon juice, brandy, TABASCO® Sauce and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce heat to low and simmer 2 minutes to blend flavors.
Stir in 1 cup fresh basil, 4 oz. Parmesan cheese and reserved shrimp.
Place pasta on a platter, top with shrimp mixture.
Sprinkle with remaining basil strips and Parmesan. Serve garnished with basil sprigs and whole cherries, if desired.