shrimp pimentón

By abuck
September 30, 2009
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Author Notes: I came up with this dish for my wife on a lazy saturday afternoon. abuck

Serves: 4 as small plates

  • 3/4 pound shrimp, peeled + deveined
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lemon juice
  • bread, for mopping up sauce
  • sugar
  • 1 handful chopped cilantro
  • 2-4 tablespoons oil, canola/olive
  1. Heat up the oil in the pan - medium high to high heat, add the paprika, cayenne, salt, pepper.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add shallot and garlic.
  3. Stir frequently, 30 seconds.
  4. Add shrimp, cook, stirring occasionally, until done.
  5. Check seasoning, adjust sweetness with sugar, adjust acidity with lemon juice.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, serve with bread.

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