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    Shrimp With Garlic (Gambas Al Ajillo)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    19 mins

    15 mins

    4 mins

    Hopkins82's Note:

    A traditional spanish tapas dish--shrimp, garlic, and a little kick! Serve with Tomato-Rubbed Bread (Pan con Tomate).

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    shrimp

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
    • 6 medium garlic cloves, peeled and halved crosswise
    • 20 -30 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on
    • 1 red hot pepper, cut crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick slices
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
    2. 2
      Place four serving crocks/souffle molds in warm oven until ready to use.
    3. 3
      Pour olive oil into a large, deep skillet. Heat over medium high heat about 1.5 minutes or until oil reaches 325 degrees F. Add garlic and pepper strips, cooking about 1 minute until tender. Add half of the shrimp (shrimp should be sizzling briskly and 1/3 covered with oil). Cook 30 to 45 seconds or until golden on bottom. Using tongs, carefully turn shrimp and cook another 30 seconds on other side.
    4. 4
      Using a slotted spoon, transfer shrimp and garlic from oil onto the warmed crocks/souffle molds, dividing proportions evenly among serveware. Discard pepper strips.
    5. 5
      Add remaining or leftover shrimp to oil and repeat cooking directions above.
    6. 6
      Carefully drizzle some hot oil over each crock/mold of shrimp and garnish with parsley.
    7. 7
      Serve warm alongside Tomato-Rubbed Bread (Pan Con Tomate) recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp With Garlic (Gambas Al Ajillo)

    Serving Size: 1 (97 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 749.3
     
    Calories from Fat 731
    97%
    Total Fat 81.3 g
    125%
    Saturated Fat 11.2 g
    56%
    Cholesterol 42.9 mg
    14%
    Sodium 53.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.5 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 5.1 g
    10%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    shrimp

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