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Gambas Al Ajillo (Shimp in Garlic Sauce)

A delicious, easy seafood appetizer

Gambas Al Ajillo (Shrimp in Garlic Sauce) is an easy seafood appetizer that is a wonderful part of any Spanish Tapas menu.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Pound medium shrimp shelled and cleaned
  • 4 cloves garlic sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 Teaspoon dried red chili pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • minced parsley as a garnish
  • lemon wedges as a garnish
  • crusty white bread slices or rolls for serving

Directions

1. Heat the oil and butter in a saute pan over medium heat

2. Add the shrimp and garlic.

3. Cook the shrimp for about 1 1/2 minutes on each side, until they are cooked through, making sure that the garlic does not burn.

4. Add the white wine and continue to simmer for 1 minute

5. Transfer to a serving dish and season lightly with salt and pepper and sprinkle with parsley. 

6. Serve immediately with crusty white bread to soak up the sauce.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving257
Total Fat20g31%
Sugar0.1gN/A
Saturated7g36%
Cholesterol166mg55%
Protein16g31%
Carbs2g1%
Vitamin A134µg15%
Vitamin B121µg21%
Vitamin B60.2mg11.4%
Vitamin C2mg3%
Vitamin D0.3µg0.1%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Calcium70mg7%
Folate (food)22µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)22µg6%
Iron0.4mg2.1%
Magnesium27mg7%
Monounsaturated10gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg10%
Phosphorus285mg41%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium151mg4%
Sodium644mg27%
Trans0.4gN/A
Zinc1mg8%