Portuguese Mozambique Style Shrimp Recipe
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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Jun 2, 2019
5 out of 5 with 3 ratings
1 cup of butter or margarine2 lbs of shrimp6 cloves of garlic2 to 6 piri piri or chilli peppers (to taste)A pinch of saltOlive oil (to taste)Beer (to taste)
- Start by washing the shrimp, drying them and removing the heads the guts.
- In a mortar or pestle, place the garlic cloves and a pinch of salt, the piri piri or chilli peppers and the butter and grind/mix until you get a smooth paste.
- Rub the shrimp well with this paste then place them in a (oven safe) tray and let it sit for a couple of hours.
- Preheat the oven to 200ºC or 400ºF.
- At this point, drizzle the shrimp with olive oil and beer (to taste).
- Place them in the oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, make sure the peel is red.
- Serve immediately, accompanied with Portuguese fries or white rice.
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