Gambas al Ajillo (Shrimp Scampi)
6 Tbspolive oil
4 clovegarlic, minced
4cayenne peppers, stemmed and seeded
1 lbshrimp, peeled and deveined
·lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
How to Make Gambas al Ajillo (Shrimp Scampi)
- Heat the oil, over medium high heat, in a large skillet and add the minced garlic and chillies. Saute until the garlic begins to turn golden then stir in the shrimp. Cook, while stirring, until the shrimp are cooked through and opaque, about 2 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
- Turn off the heat and cover the skillet for 3 minutes before serving.
- Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.