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This amazing Portuguese shrimp with garlic and whisky recipe (receita de camarão com alho e whisky) takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.
Portuguese Shrimp with Garlic & Whisky Recipe
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Portuguese Shrimp with Garlic & Whisky Recipe

Portuguese Shrimp with Garlic & Whisky Recipe

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4 lbs of shrimpSalt (to taste)1 lemon, cut into slices2 tablespoons of olive oil12 cloves of garlic1/2 teaspoon of black pepper1/2 cup of whiskey

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  1. Season the shrimp with salt the lemon slices and pepper.
  2. Heat a large frying pan with the olive oil over medium heat and add the shrimp.
  3. Turn as they brown and add the sliced ​​garlic and let it cook for a few minutes.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat, pour the whiskey over the shrimp and flambe using a long match to ignite the flame.
  5. Place the pan back over the heat over for another 5 minutes, flipping the shrimp once in a while.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Katy, recipesdeportugal.com

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