Spicy Garlic Shrimp

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"From Boqueria Restaurant. So easy and so good."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (134.9 g)
  • Calories 223.1
  • Total Fat - 16.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 145.7 mg
  • Sodium - 680.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 0.7 g
  • Protein - 15.8 g
  • Calcium - 69.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a small sauté pan, heat the oil until it starts to shimmer (just below smoking temperature); add the pepper flakes, and then the garlic.

Step 2

As the garlic begins to brown, season the shrimp with salt and pepper, then place the shrimp in the pan with the garlic, swirling the pan gently.

Step 3

Sauté over medium-high heat for 1 minute, then stir in the parsley.

Step 4

Sauté for another minute, remove from the heat, and serve.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


dienia b

Fast and tasty .I used sesame seed oil

review by:
(7 Oct 2021)


Incredibly delicious, so quick and easy to make. We will be enjoying these often. I served them with pan fried noodles for a lovely meal.

review by:
(25 Mar 2021)


I made this for an appy night and it was simple and delish. Thanks for sharing.

review by:
(12 Jun 2020)


Delicious and easy...made a great addition to one of our appy nights...made for FYC tag game at FFF...

review by:
(30 May 2020)


I made this as instructed and it turned out perfectly. I love when simple ingredients make such a great tasting dish.

review by:
(9 Apr 2015)

Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

This recipe is very simple and very very good. What more do you need to compliment shrimp than a bit of heat and garlic. Cook time for shrimp is right on. Sorry I didn't add the parsley - I had it all ready but was too anxious to get everything on the table.

(4 Apr 2015)