Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Gambas al ajillo The presence of garlic and chili pepper in partnership with the marine flavor of the shrimp requires a fresh wine, but one with structure and personality. For example, a young Chardonnay from Navarra.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan.
  2. Next, add the garlic and the chillies.
  3. When the garlic starts turning a golden colour, add the shrimp and season with salt.
  4. Serve the shrimps in small dishes and pour in some of the oil and garlic.
Most Helpful

Just 3 words: Ouick, Easy, Delicious. That pretty much covers it all. I used less chili per personal taste and I didn't find that it needed any salt. With the small shrimp that I decided to use it was made an about 10 mins!

Annacia July 21, 2012