Thursday 26 November, 2020

Loop Sunday Lunch - Spanish Garlic Shrimp

What’s for lunch?

Here’s a delicious quick recipe for Spanish Garlic Shrimp courtesy Spin on a Fork:

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves 4


Spanish Garlic Shrimp


15 raw jumbo shrimp peeled & deveined

8 cloves garlic

4 small dried cayenne peppers

1/3 cup white wine 85 ml

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 88 ml

handful freshly chopped parsley

sea salt & black pepper

1 baguette to serve optional


  1. Peel and thinly slice 8 cloves of garlic, pat down 15 raw jumbo shrimp (peeled & deveined) with paper towels, season the shrimp with sea salt & black pepper, reserve 4 small dried cayenne peppers and measure out 1/3 cup white wine
  2. Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and add in 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, after 2 minutes season the olive oil with sea salt and add in the sliced garlic & cayenne peppers, mix with the olive oil, after 2 minutes and the garlics are developing a light golden fried color, add the shrimp into the pan, making sure they´re all in a single layer
  3. After 1 1/2 to 2 minutes flip the shrimp to cook the other side, then add in the 1/3 cup of white wine and raise the heat to a medium-high heat
  4. After a total cooking time of about 4 minutes on the shrimp (2 minutes per side), they should be perfectly cooked, remove the pan from the heat, transfer everything into a serving dish and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley, serve next to a crusty baguette to mop up all the sauce, enjoy!

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