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Garlic shrimp Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • King prawn(s) without shell : 30 whole
  • Red pepper powder : 10 g
  • Garlic clove(s) : 5 whole
  • Sherry : 80 ml
  • Olive oil : 120 ml
  • Flat leaf parsley : 0.5 bunch
  • Lemon juice : 100 ml
  • Fine salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Dried red chilli(s) : 4 whole
  • French stick : 1 whole
  • Baby gem lettuce(s) : 2 whole
  • 1

    Peel and finely slice the garlic. Pick and chop the parsley. Finely dice the chillis.

  • 2

    In a sauté or heavy frying pan, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and the chilli, sauté for about one minute or until they begin to brown.

  • 3

    Raise the heat to high and add the prawns, lemon juice, sherry, red pepper and the paprika. Stir well, then sauté, stirring briskly until the prawns turn pink and curl – about 3 minutes.

  • 4

    Separate the lettuce leaves, wash and dry them.

  • 5

    Remove from the heat, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle on the fresh parsley. Serve with the lettuce in a bowl and crusty bread to mop up the oil.

Chef's tip

«Take care not to burn the garlic in the oil as it will turn bitter.»

Gambas al ajillo - pan-fried prawns with garlic, chilli, paprika, sherry and fresh parsley. Ideal as a starter or as part of a selection of tapas dishes.

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  • Preparation  5mins
  • Cooking time  15mins
  • Rest time  0h

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