Saturday, February 14, 2015

Shrimps Scampi (Camarones al Ajillo)

Shrimps Scampi (Camarones al Ajillo)
Recipe from: bestestrecipes
Image credit: Maria
Shrimps Scampi (Camarones al Ajillo)

“We regard this particular Spanish recipe for shrimp in garlic oil as the basic recipe for Camarones al Ajillo: fast, easy and delicious!” Maria


1 tablespoon butter

2 tablespoons Olive Oil (for sautéing, so not Virgin Extra)

1½ pounds of peeled and clean shrimps

6 cloves garlic, finely cut

1 tablespoons lemon juice

4 tablespoons Chardonnay white wine

1 Red Chile Pepper, in slices

1 Red Pepper elongate

2 tablespoons, chopped parsley

2 tablespoon, chopped chives

1 teaspoon Sea Salt to taste, at the end

1 teaspoon paprika

1 dash red pepper flakes


In a big skillet melt the butter.

Add the olive oil.

Sauté the garlic over medium heat, one minute.

Add the shrimp and sauté the mix at medium high heat for 3 minutes.

Add the lemon juice and wine.

Add the chives.

Add the red chile pepper and sauté that a bit as well.

Add the red pepper elongate and sauté that a bit as well.

Add the parsley.

You have now created spicy garlic oil that's ready to receive the shrimp.

Let reduced and marinate in these liquids.

Cook over low heat for 30 minutes or until the shrimp are done. Always checking them and 

Serve in a flat bowl; sprinkle the one teaspoon of sea salt over the shrimp.

Garnish with some chopped parsley, optional. That's it!

¡Buen Provecho!

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