Camarones al Ajillo con Guacamole (Garlic Shrimp with Guacamole)


1/4 cup olive oil
6 to 8 cloves garlic, minced, divided
2 lb. large shrimp with tails, peeled and deveined
1/2 tsp. finely chopped mild chile or 1/8 tsp. chili powder (optional)
1/2 cup fresh lime or lemon juice
1 3/4 tsp. salt, divided
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
4 to 5 sprigs fresh parsley, finely chopped, divided
1/4 cup dry sherry or table wine
1 1/2 to 2 lb. ripe avocado, peeled
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
2 tbsp. finely chopped jalapeño, fresh or canned
3 tbsp. lime juice
1 large ripe tomato, finely chopped
2 to 3 sprigs fresh cilantro, finely chopped


Pour olive oil into large skillet and set over medium-high heat. Add 4 to 5 of the minced garlic cloves; sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Next, add shrimp, chopped chile or chili powder, lime or lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of the salt, black pepper, paprika and half of the chopped parsley. Sauté 1 minute, then stir in wine. Sauté another minute, then remove from heat. Place on a platter and sprinkle with remaining parsley. Skewer with individual toothpicks for easy dipping.

To make the guacamole, in a large bowl mash avocado. Next add 2 to 3 of the minced garlic cloves, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt, the onion, jalapeño, lime juice, tomato and cilantro and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld. Remove from refrigerator just before serving.

Simply Delicious!

~ Courtesy of Latina Magazine


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