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Camarones Al Ajillo Con Ron (Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Rum)

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 To 3 pounds large raw
  • -shrimp, shelled and
  • -deveined, with tails
  • Left on (3 pounds yields
  • -about 44 shrimp)
  • Salt to taste
  • tb Sauce to taste
  • 1/2 c Light rum
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tb (1/2 stick) salted butter
  • 1/2 c Pure Spanish olive oil
  • 4 To 6 cloves garlic, finely
  • -chopped
  • 1/4 c Cracker meal or fine bread
  • -crumbs
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 2 tb Finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Place the shrimp in a large
  • -nonreactive bowl and
  • -season liberally


with salt and Tabasco. In a small nonreactive bowl, combine the rum, lime
juice, Worcestershire, and cumin. Add the mixture to the shrimp, toss to
blend, and refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour or until ready to cook. 2.
Preheat the broiler. In a small saucepan over low heat, heat the butter and
oil. When the butter begins to foam, add the garlic, cook, stirring, 1 to 2
minutes, and set aside. 3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade (discard the
marinade), transfer them to a shallow ovenproof dish that will fit them
comfortably in a single layer or to individual ramekins, and spoon the
garlic sauce evenly over them. Sprinkle the cracker meal on top. 4. Broil 4
inches from the heat source until golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with
the parsley and serve at once. Makes 6 to 8 servings CAMARONES AL AJILLO
CON RON Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Rum

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