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Sunday, June 20, 2021
This delicious Portuguese sauteed shrimp with lemon and garlic recipe (receita de camarão salteado) is very easy and quick to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Sauteed Shrimp Recipe

Portuguese Sauteed Shrimp Recipe

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Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 03:54
4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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1 lb of medium-sized shrimp6 cloves of garlicJuice of 1 lemon1 large chili pepperSalt (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)Pepper (to taste)Basil (to taste)
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    1. Peel the raw shrimp and set aside.
    2. Put some olive oil (to taste) in the bottom of a frying pan and add the garlic cloves and the sliced chili pepper.
    3. Cook until the garlic gets a little brown.
    4. Add the shrimp to the pan and season with salt and pepper.
    5. When the shrimp is almost ready, add a few leaves of basil and the lemon juice.
    6. Serve immediately accompanied with toasted bread with garlic butter.


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