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Camarones Al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Pure Spanish olive oil or
  • -more to taste
  • 4 To 6 cloves garlic, finely
  • -chopped
  • 2 1/2 To 3 pounds prawns or
  • -extra-large shrimp, shells
  • -and heads
  • Left on
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt to taste
  • pn Of dried oregano
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ds Of Tabasco sauce, optional
  • 1 In a large skillet over low
  • -heat, heat the oil until
  • -it is fragrant,


then cook the garlic, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes. Raise the heat to medium,
add the shrimp, and cook, stirring, until they turn pink, 5 minutes. (If
you prefer extra oil, add it along with the shrimp. ) Add the lime juice,
salt, oregano, and parsley, and stir well. Correct seasonings and add
Tabasco. 2. Transfer to a heated serving platter and serve immediately,
accompanied by crunchy bread to soak up the garlic-flavored oil. Makes 6 to
8 servings CAMARONES AL AJILLO Garlic Shrimp

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