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Gambas al Ajillo (Shrimp and Garlic Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lora Conner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 # shelled and deveined large shrimp, tails intact
Kosher salt
1/4 c thinly sliced garlic
1 1/4 c EVOO
1 small dried hot red chile, seeded and crumbled
1/2 c minced parsley
2 T dry sherry such as manzanilla
1 tsp finely grated lemon zest
generous pinch of salt

Directions:
Directions:
1. In large bowl, toss shrimp with 1 t kosher salt and let stand 10 minutes

2. In a 9-10" enameled cast-iron skillet, combine the garlic and olive oil and cook over mod. low heat, stirring occasionally, until garlic is very fragrant and just starts to brown, 8-10 minutes. Add the chile and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 15-30 seconds.

3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook over mod. low heat, stirring and turning the shrimp occasionally until barely pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in the parsley, sherry, lemon zest and a generous pinch of salt. Remove from heat and let stand until the shrimp are cook through, 3-5 minutes. Serve in the skillet, passing crusty bread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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