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Friday, June 18, 2021
Enjoy this delicious Portuguese fried shrimp with beer entree with a fresh white wine or Rosé.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Fried Shrimp with Beer Recipe

Portuguese Fried Shrimp with Beer Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Sun, Nov 12, 2017, 16:57
5 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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1.5 kg of shrimp thawed or fresh5 tablespoons of margarine3 bay leaves4 tablespoons of oil2 cloves of garlic, crushed2 small chili peppers1/4 cup of beerSalt (to taste)Lemon slices
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    1. Season the shrimp with salt and mix them well.
    2. In a large pan or large frying pan, heat the margarine and the oil, add the garlic, the bay leaves and chili peppers. 
    3. Once everything is very hot, add the shrimp.
    4. Cook until the shrimp is fried, then add the beer and boil.
    5. Remove to a plate or platter with a slotted spoon and let the sauce sit for about 5 minutes.
    6. Drizzle the shrimp with the sauce, garnish with lemon slices and serve.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: asreceitasdomeupitucho.blogspot.pt


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