Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp) . Season shrimp with kosher salt and paprika. Heat garlic and oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and increase heat to high.Turn up the heat to medium-high and then add the shrimp into the pan. Then add in the chicken broth/ white wine, paprika powder, half. To make gambas al ajillo, fresh shrimp are sautéed in olive oil and lots of garlic with a touch of dried cayenne pepper, which gives the sauce a slight bite. You can cook Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp) using 8 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)
- Prepare 800 gr of Raw Jumbo Shrimp.
- It's 115 ml of Olive Oil.
- It's 1/3 Cup of Chicken Broth/ White Wine (I use Chicken broth).
- It's 10 Clove of Garlic (Chopped or thinly Slice).
- Prepare 2 Tbsp of Parsley (Chopped).
- You need of Fresh Lemon as you need (Optional).
- Prepare 1 Tsp of Ground Paprika.
- Prepare of Salt-Black Pepper.
Although optional, the dash of Spanish paprika and splash of brandy lends an authentic flavor. It is sometimes traditionally served sizzling hot in a little metal pan or clay bowl and always with a nice crusty bread for sopping up the sauce. Gambas al ajillo are a super simple Spanish tapas that is one of the best known and best loved. And for good reason - these garlic shrimp are delicious!
Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp) instructions
- Pat down raw jumbo shrimp (peeled and deveined) with the tails off. Season the shrimp with sea salt and black pepper. Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium to low heat. Add in the chopped garlic and cook it for 2 minutes. Turn up the heat to medium-high and then add the shrimp into the pan. Cook the shrimp for 2 minutes on each side..
- Then add in the chicken broth/ white wine, paprika powder, half parsley chopped and squeezed lemon. After a total cooking time of about 4 minutes on the prawn, remove the pan from the heat and transfer everything onto a serving dish..
- Top the shrimp with the remaining parsley. You can serve this dish with many other foods such as toasted French bread or cooked rice. Enjoy! .
Easy to make and so versatile too. This gambas al ajillo recipe is one of the more popular tapas and the easiest Spanish recipes you'll make! Gambas al ajillo, pronounced gahm- bahs-ahl-ah- hee-yoh, simply translates to "shrimp with garlic shrimp" or "garlic shrimp." And it totally lives up to it's name: Big, juicy shrimp, swimming in a tasty, garlicy olive oil sauce. Heat up the olive oil in a pan and add the minced garlic & the cayenne peppers. Add the shrimps when the garlic starts to sizzle.