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A collection of popular Portuguese recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

This Portuguese roasted shrimp with garlic recipe is very easy to make, it makes a great appetizer or your can serve it over pasta.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
35 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Roasted Shrimp with Garlic Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Shrimp with Garlic Recipe

Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Oct 13, 2018
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1 lb of large shrimp, peeled and deveined2 heads of garlic1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes1/4 teaspoon of black pepper1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oilFresh parsley, chopped

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F degrees.
  2. Peel the garlic cloves.
  3. Take a small baking pan and line the bottom of the pan with olive oil, add the garlic, the red pepper flakes and cover with tin foil.
  4. Roast the garlic with the pan covered with the tin foil for about 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and add the shrimp, mix well to make sure that all the shrimp are covered with the olive oil.
  6. Add the black pepper and cover the pan again with foil.
  7. Bake again for 5 to 10 minutes, enough so that the shrimp turn translucent.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley and serve hot.
Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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