Spanish Style Shrimp with Garlic

Maria Connors


This is a delicious, garlicky shrimp dish, reminiscent of the shrimp with garlic served in a good Spanish or Portuguese restaurant. Serve it with rice or crispy, thin sliced, fried potatoes and plenty of good crusty bread for dipping in the sauce. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does!


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4 for dinner, 6-8 for an appetizer
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 30
    large shrimp, uncooked, tails on
  • 2 oz
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 5-6 clove
    (large) garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 6 oz
    sherry or other sweet wine
  • 1/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 4 tsp
    fresh, flat leaf parsley, chopped

How to Make Spanish Style Shrimp with Garlic


  1. In a large saute pan, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic & red pepper and saute for about a minute, just until garlic starts to toast. Do not let garlic burn.
  2. Add the shrimp, lemon juice, broth, sherry & paprika. Stir well. Turn heat up and cook until shrimp are done - about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove shrimp to serving dish with a slotted spoon.
  4. Add salt & pepper to sauce. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes allowing sauce to thicken slightly. Turn off the heat and add butter. Stir to melt.
  5. Pour sauce over shrimp and spinkle with parsley.

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About Spanish Style Shrimp with Garlic

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Spanish
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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