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"Ajillo" Shrimps - Easy Recipe

These succulent Shrimp with Garlic are a favorite tapas from the region of Andalucia, Spain. A recipe that will become your favorite, simply season the shrimp with minced garlic, pimentón (paprika), and red chili.

Ajillo Shrimps Served

These grilled shrimp will become a delicious appetizer, or a side dish if you double the recipe and accompany it with yellow rice. Enjoy this delicious and colorful dish!


(Serves 4 people)

  • 400g of medium shrimp (cleaned and peeled)

  • 1/2 cup of Arbequina extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 Tbs. lime juice

  • 3 minced garlic cloves

  • 1 tsp. pimentón de la vera ( ground paprika)

  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper

  • Parsley


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the shrimp with oregano and black pepper.

  2. Cook the shrimp until they start to turn pink, about 2 minutes.

  3. Add lemon juice, garlic, ground red pepper, and chili flakes to the skillet.

  4. Continue cooking until the garlic turns golden brown and the shrimp turn opaque for about 1 more minute.

  5. Transfer the shrimp and sauce to the serving plate. Garnish with parsley.

Accompany the spicy shrimp with yellow rice or have it as an appetizer.

Enjoy your meal!

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