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Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce

– Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce –

I´m a sucker for shrimp and these Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce are an absolute knock-out. This recipe is loaded with flavor and can be served as an appetizer next to a crusty baguette or place the Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce over a bed of pasta for an incredibly easy and tasty dinner. This dish is done in under 30 minutes and it´s all made using only 1 pan! This is the perfect dish for one of those hectic busy days, where you want to eat something tasty and healthy but not spend an eternity in the kitchen.

Simple Ingredients and Crazy Easy to Make

The best part about these Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce? they´re made with very simple ingredients. I did use a Spanish pepper to make this recipe, if you can´t find Spanish peppers in your area, you can just substitute them for any other type of pepper. This recipe is made with minimal prep and done in a flash. If your looking for a quick and tasty shrimp recipe, give this a try, you won´t be disappointed 🙂 . Check out the video below on how to make Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce or print out the recipe card below. Salud!

Watch the Video Below on How to Make Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Seared Shrimp with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • -12 jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • -2 cloves garlic
  • -1/4 onion
  • -1 Spanish pepper
  • -1/2 cup tomato puree
  • -2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil
  • -sea salt
  • -black pepper
  • -white sugar
  • -fresh parsley


  1. Finely mince 2 cloves of garlic, finely dice a 1/4 onion, deseed 1 Spanish pepper (or any other type of pepper that is not too spicy) and dice into small pieces and season 12 jumbo shrimp that have been peeled and deveined with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  2. Heat a large sized 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 shrimp seasoned side down, after a minute flip them, after a total cooking time of 2 minutes remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside
  3. Using the same pan with the same heat add the diced onions, mix with the oil and scrape the pan to get all that was left over from the shrimp, about a minute later add the minced garlic and diced spanish peppers and mix everything together, cook for about 1 minute while mixing the entire time, then add 1/2 cup of tomato puree, season with sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and a pinch of white sugar, mix it all together and lower the fire to a low heat
  4. After simmering the sauce for 4-5 minutes add the shrimp back into the pan and gently mix everything together until well combined, cook for an additional 2 minutes and then transfer everything in the pan into a shallow bowl, garnish with freshly chopped parsley
  5. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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  2. Jason

    Looks really tasty! Will definitely try this one out. Thanks.

    30 . May . 2018
    • Spain on a Fork

      Thanks for the comment Jason 🙂

      30 . May . 2018

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