Shrimp With Green Sauce (Gambas En Salsa Verde)

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by threeovens

A Spanish tapas. Be aware that tapas can be very small plates and you may actually want to serve something like 4 different tapas per person. This particular recipes yields just 3 shrimps per person with sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over medium heat; add garlic and cook until softened, about 1 minute.
  2. Add brandy and swirl it around in the skillet until it evaporates.
  3. Add wine and 1/4 cup water and reduce slightly, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste; transfer to a blender with 2 tablespoons oil and puree until smooth; cover and set aside.
  5. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons of oil in skillet over high heat; add shrimps and cook until just pink, 1 or 2 minutes.
  6. Add green sauce, season with salt and pepper and heat until warmed through.
  7. Drizzle with additional olive oil or water just to loosen sauce.
  8. Serve with crusty bread.

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