Garlic Shrimp with Lemon and Parsley

Garlic Shrimp with Lemon and Parsley

When it comes to shrimp, the possibilities are endless, you can use shrimp to create just about any dish you can imagine, and there are literally hundreds of recipes out there to make. I always make different types of dishes using shrimp, but at the end of the day I always come back to the classic Spanish tapa of garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley. This is probably one of the easiest shrimp recipes you will ever find, yet it has layers of flavors and you can enjoy it as an appetizer or even as a main course. Yes, this recipe uses simple ingredients and it´s super easy to make, but that doesn´t mean it won´t stand up to the rest of them! The key to making these garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley is to not overcook the shrimp, but I guess that is the key to any shrimp recipe Face With Tears of Joy on Twitter  . Oh yeah, and one last thing, don´t forget to serve a crusty baguette to mop up all that tasty sauce. Watch the video below on how to make these garlic shrimp with lemon and parsley or check out the recipe card below which you can also print. Salud!

Garlic Shrimp with Lemon & Parsley
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. -15 jumbo shrimp
  2. -2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil
  3. -4 cloves of garlic
  4. -1/4 cup white wine
  5. -4 slices of lemon
  6. -fresh parsley
  7. sea salt
  8. black pepper
  9. smoked paprika
  10. crunchy baguette to serve
Instructions
  1. Thinly slice 4 cloves of garlic, thinly cut 4 slices of lemon and then cut them in half, finely mince a 1/4 cup of fresh parsley and reserve a 1/4 cup of white wine
  2. Season about 15 jumbo shrimp that have been peeled and deveined with sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and a kiss of smoked paprika
  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan with a medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil
  4. Once the oil get´s hot add the sliced garlics into the pan and mix with the oil, then add the shrimps to the pan seasoned side down, after about 1 minute flip the shrimp around and add the 1/4 cup of white wine to the pan, the slices of lemon and half of the parsley, give the pan a quick shake and cook for another minute and a half, then transfer everything in the pan into a shallow bowl
  5. Garnish the dish with the rest of the fresh parsley and serve with crunchy bread
  6. Enjoy!
Notes
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