A fantastic dish with intense flavors, and contrasting textures, this spicy shrimp recipe is our new family favorite. It is very easy to make and takes just a few minutes to prepare. 

– 4 tablespoons olive oil – 2 tablespoons mashed garlic – 2 teaspoons salt (or more, to taste), divided – 1 red bell pepper minced finely – 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper , minced finely (or red pepper flakes, or hot sauce to taste) – 2 dozen large shrimp (uncooked, peeled) – 2 tablespoons minced parsley or cilantro – 1 tablespoon of lime or lemon juice


Increase heat to medium. Stir in the shrimp, parsley, and ⅓ cup water, and cook until the shrimp have turned pink.Heat the oil in the skillet over very low heat.Add garlic, half the salt, red peppers, and cayenne to the oil, and cook stirring, until the bell pepper is cooked through, taking care that it does not burn.

Step 1:

Season with salt to taste, and drizzle with lemon juice and remove from the heat.

Step 2:

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