Shrimp in Red sauce ( Camarones Enchilado)

Monika Rosales


The secret to this delicious dish, is the sauce.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    uncooked large shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 2 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomatoe paste
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 small
    red pepper, chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, sliced thin
  • 1/2 c
    green olives
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    sherry cooking wine
  • ·
    salt/pepper to taste

How to Make Shrimp in Red sauce ( Camarones Enchilado)


  1. saute the onions & peppers in the olive oil, then the garlic slices and the rest of the ingredients...let simmer 30 mins
  2. place the shrimp in a paper towel to absorb the moisture....put the shrimp in the pot,stir,cover and turn off the heat, wait 5 mins and stir again until shrimp change color and curl up... do not over cook, as the shrimp will be tough.

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About Shrimp in Red sauce ( Camarones Enchilado)

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cuban
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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