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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Shrimp Mojo a Ajo

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Category: Mexican, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Dozen Jumbo Shrimp; with
  • -shells
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 4 tb Butter
  • 4 tb Olive Oil
  • 10 Cloves Garlic; cut in chunks
  • 1 tb Lime Juice
  • Fresh Cilantro; chopped/for
  • -garnish


Preheat the broiler. Butterfly the shrimp, with shells on, by cutting along
inside curve and then pressing flat. Brush all over with olive oil and
sprinkle with salt. Broil, shells up, for 4 minutes.

Make the sauce by melting butter with oil in small pan over low heat. Add
garlic and salt and gently cook, swirling pan occasionally, until garlic is
golden, about 7 minutes. Swirl in lime juice and remove from heat.

Arrange shrimp, split side up, on serving plates. Spoon on garlic sauce,
garnish with cilantro, and serve hot.

NOTES : This impressive Mexican dish is perfect for both the inexperienced
cook and dyed-in-the-wool garlic devotee.

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