Shrimp Veracruz-Style (Camarones a La Veracruzana)

Recipe by Bayhill
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut bell pepper into 1-1/2"x1/2" strips. Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and green pepper strips. Cook until onion is tender but not browned. Add tomatoes, whole olives, capers, bay leaf, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  • Cover and simmer 20 minutes. Taste sauce and add more salt if needed. Heat 2 Tablespoons oil in another large skillet. Add shrimp.
  • Cook over medium heat until shrimp turns pink, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle a few drops of lime juice over shrimp. Add sauce. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes longer. Serve immediately.
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