Easy Shrimp Mozambique

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Spicy shrimp flavored with wine and garlic. I found this at epicurious.com and am posting for ZWT. Mozambique gained their freedom from Portugal in 1975, many of the foods of Mozambique have roots in Portugal cruisine.

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  1. In a medium mixing bowl add grllic, saffron (or sazon goya), crushed red pepper, turmeric,salt and pepper, mix gently.
  2. Add 2 T. butter and 1 T. olive oil to pan add onion; cook until soft (4-5 min.) over medium heat, add contents of bowl stir and cook another 1-2 minute Add wine or beer, bring to boil and reduce for 2 minute over medium high heat.
  3. Add shrimp, parsley and rest of butter, cook over medium heat until shrimp are done, serve over rice.
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3 5

Prepared as as in the recipe. There was WAY too heavy of a concentration of red pepper flakes - 1 tbsp is just too much for a recipe this size. It overpowers the other flavors. All in all, things were pretty good, but I've had much better Shrimp Mozambique. Next time, I'd probably cut this down to a teaspoon.<br/><br/>A Portugese friend also assures me that lemon is commonly used in this dish. Next time I try making Shrimp Mozambique, I'll definitely try something else.

3 5

Way too spicy. I never imagined it would be this hot. Next time, ill try beer and lemon and less crushed red pepper...

5 5

Very easy to make, flavorful, nice and spicy. We enjoyed this for dinner last night over jasmine rice. In our house, this served 2. Thanks for posting.