If you’re a fan of the famous Spanish tapas, then today we show you how to make gambas al ajillo, which is like prawns with garlic.
It is not difficult to prepare the recipe for gambas al ajillo, but we warn you right away that you may have a serious problem. This dish is so delicious that it could become truly addictive.
It is another one of the most consumed tapas in Spain and that the Portuguese – as good connoisseurs of good food that they are – decided to import. After all, no one is able to resist to that saucewhich even asks for a generous slice of bread soaked.
Easy and quick to make, gambas al ajillo are, therefore, in an entrance that looks like it was made by a chef. Your guests will be impressed and will always ask for more.
Prawns al ajillo with whiskey
- 800g of fresh shrimp
- 125ml olive oil
- 6 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
- lemon juice
- 1 bay leaf
- Chopped parsley
- 60ml of whiskey
- salt qb
- Peel the prawns and remove the gut.
- Season the prawns with a little salt, chili pepper and lemon juice.
- Engage the seasoning well.
- In a large frying pan, heat the oil, garlic cloves and bay leaf.
- Let it heat up until the garlic cloves are golden.
- Add the prawns and let them fry well until they gain color.
- When they start to take on color, sprinkle with the whiskey and bring to a boil.
- Fry over a high heat for another minute until the prawns are golden brown.
- Finally, mix the parsley and remove from the heat.
Prawns al ajillo with white wine
- 800r of prawns
- 4 c. olive oil soup
- 2 garlic cloves
- 5 drops of hot sauce
- 1dl of white wine
- salt and pepper qb
- Peel the prawns, remove the gut and wash well.
- Heat the oil and fry the prawns. Season with salt and pepper.
- With a knife, chop the garlic.
- Add to the prawns and let it brown a little.
- Add the spice and refresh with the white wine.
- Let it cook for five minutes and serve.
Article originally published in December 2021. Updated in October 2022.