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This easy shrimp Mozambique recipe is a zesty shrimp with a saffron and garlic based sauce, great served over or with a side of rice.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Easy Shrimp Mozambique Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Easy Shrimp Mozambique Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Thu, Aug 12, 2021
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4 tablespoons of butter1/4 cup of finely chopped onion1/2 cup of water1 lemon, juiced8 cloves of garlic, finely chopped2 (1.41 ounce) packages of sazon seasoning with saffronSalt and ground black pepper (to taste)1/2 (12 ounce) bottle of beer2 teaspoons of hot sauce (such as piri piri or tabasco®)1 lb of uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and saute until slightly golden (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in the water, lemon juice, garlic, sazon, salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour in beer and stir.
  5. Add the hot sauce and bring to a boil.
  6. Add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp turns pink (about 3 minutes).
  7. Serve over or with a side of rice.
Recipe &  Photo Credit: tstewartgrl, allrecipes.com 


Dorothy Oliveira
Dorothy Oliveira - 3 Months ago
What is sazon seasoning?

Hi Dorothy, sazon is a blend of coriander, cumin, achiote, garlic powder, oregano, salt & pepper.
3 Months ago (+0) (-0)

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