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Garlic Shrimp

Source: Casual Cuisines of the World - Taverna
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Active Time:  10 Minutes
Total Time:  10 Minutes
  Serves 4
In Spanish tavernas, these shrimp; fragrant with garlic and olive oil; are brought to the table sizzling in a little metal pan. Have plenty of bread on hand to sop up the delicious pan juices. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.
1/4 cup olive oil
4 large cloves garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons dry sherry
1 teaspoon paprika
Chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley for garnish
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In a saute pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute for 1 minute. Raise the heat to high and add the shrimp, lemon juice, sherry and paprika. Stir well, then saute, stirring briskly, until the shrimp turn pink and curl slightly, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper and sprinkle with parsley. Serve hot.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Owen. All rights reserved.
Date Added: 01/01/2008
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Nutrition Facts per Serving
Yield:   Serves 4
Calories: 257
Fat. Total: 16g
Protein: 23g
Carbohydrates, Total: 4g
Sodium: 170mg
% Cal. from Fat: 56%
Cholesterol: 172mg
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Rating: 4
by: Stuart, CT Reviewed: 03/01/2013
Needs Pimentón to be Spanish
A medium or hot pimentón is essential to make this dish Spanish. Sweet pimentón will suffice if fortified with a little ground cayenne. Forget about the crushed red pepper; the Spanish would never use that. Here's my recipe:
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