– Garlic Shrimp with Lemon and Parsley –
When it comes to shrimp, the possibilities are endless, you can use shrimp to create just about any dish you can imagine, and there are literally hundreds of recipes out there to make. I always make different types of dishes using shrimp, but at the end of the day I always come back to the classic Spanish tapa of garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley.
This is probably one of the easiest shrimp recipes you will ever find, yet it has so many layers of flavors and you can enjoy it as an appetizer or even as a main course.
Spanish tapas have never tasted better
Yes, this recipe uses simple ingredients and it´s super easy to make, but that doesn´t mean it won´t stand up to the rest of them! The key to making these garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley is to not overcook the shrimp, but I guess that is the key to any shrimp recipe :).
Oh yeah, and one last thing, don´t forget to serve a crusty baguette to mop up all that tasty sauce. Watch the video below on how to make these garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley or check out the recipe card below which you can also print. Salud!
Watch the Video Below on How to Make Garlic Shrimp with Lemon and Parsley
Garlic Shrimp with Lemon & Parsley
- -15 jumbo shrimp
- -2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil
- -4 cloves of garlic
- -1/4 cup white wine
- -4 slices of lemon
- -fresh parsley
- sea salt
- black pepper
- smoked paprika
- crunchy baguette to serve
Thinly slice 4 cloves of garlic, thinly cut 4 slices of lemon and then cut them in half, finely mince a 1/4 cup of fresh parsley and reserve a 1/4 cup of white wine
Season about 15 jumbo shrimp that have been peeled and deveined with sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and a kiss of smoked paprika
Heat a non-stick frying pan with a medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil
Once the oil get´s hot add the sliced garlics into the pan and mix with the oil, then add the shrimps to the pan seasoned side down, after about 1 minute flip the shrimp around and add the 1/4 cup of white wine to the pan, the slices of lemon and half of the parsley, give the pan a quick shake and cook for another minute and a half, then transfer everything in the pan into a shallow bowl
Garnish the dish with the rest of the fresh parsley and serve with crunchy bread
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