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This amazing Portuguese fried garlic shrimp recipe (receita de camarões fritos com alho) takes less then 30 minutes to make.
Portuguese Fried Garlic Shrimp Recipe
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Portuguese Fried Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Portuguese Fried Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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2 lbs of shrimpSalt (to taste)Ground pepper (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)1 tablespoon of butter6 sliced ​​garlic clovesJuice of 1 lemon

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  1. After the shrimp has been thawed and drained, make a cut across the length of the loin and carefully remove the gut by removing the shell (leave only the tail) and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet with a drizzle of olive oil and the butter.
  3. Add the garlic and let it cook a little.
  4. Then add the shrimp and fry them on both sides until they have an opaque color.
  5. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: novelodearte.blogspot.com


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