Azorean (Portuguese)

Recipe by Snowbaby
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (2 1/2 kg) box frozen shrimp (21-30 count works best)
  • 1
    large onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1
    head garlic, peeled and cloves cut in half
  • 14
  • 12
    cup portugese crushed red pepper sauce (Pimenta) or 6 tablespoons Tabasco sauce (more if you want more heat)
  • 2
    cups water
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a pasta/stock pot place frozen block of shrimp along with water.
  • ***If you are using fresh shrimp be sure to rinse and clean the shrimp before cooking making sure that the shell is still intact.
  • Cover shrimp with water and follow remaining instructions for cooking.
  • Add remaining ingredients.
  • On high heat, place a lid on the top of the pot.
  • Allow for block of ice/shrimp to thaw completely.
  • Once the shrimp are loose, stir to mix all ingredients well.
  • Place heat at a low temperature as to simmer the shrimp for 2 hours.
  • This ensures that all the flavors blend well otherwise you may eat them immediately.
  • If there are leftovers be sure to refrigerate.
  • You can eat them cold or warm them back up in original broth for the next day.
  • Enjoy.
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