How To Make Camarones al Ajillo At Home

Today, I am going to share one of the simplest and quickest shrimp recipes with you guys. The recipe is known as Camarones al Ajillo. It is a delicious and no-fuss recipe.

The recipe for Camarones al Ajillo involves cooking shrimps in oil and butter. It has a lot of flavors as it uses tomato sauce, spices, and herbs. It is also quite simple and gets ready in less than half an hour.

To make Camarones al Ajillo, heat oil and butter in a pan. Cook onions and bell pepper in it. Add garlic and cook it. Then, add the shrimp and cook it from both sides. Season it with salt and pepper. Lastly, add tomato sauce, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Cook it for some time and then serve.

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Ingredients for Camarones al Ajillo

IngredientsAmount
Olive Oil1 tablespoon
Butter1/4 cup
Green Bell Pepper (sliced)1/2
large Onion (sliced)1
Garlic Cloves10
Fresh Large Shrimp1 pound
Tomato Sauce1/2 cup
Dried Parsley1 tablespoon
Red Pepper Flakes (crushed)1/4 teaspoon
Salt and Black pepper1 pinch

How much time it will take?

Prep timeCook timeTotal timeServings
15 minutes20 minutes35 minutes4

Camarones al Ajillo Recipe

Camarones al Ajillo Recipe
  1. Take a pan and heat the oil and butter in it over medium flame.
  2. Add the bell pepper and onion to it. Saute it for about 5 minutes until the onion has softened.
  3. Add garlic, and cook it for about 1 minute.
  4. After that, add the shrimp and cook it for about 2 minutes from both sides. Season it with salt and pepper.
  5. Add parsley, tomato sauce, and red pepper flakes to it. Cook it for about 5 minutes.

Nutritional Facts of Camarones al Ajillo

Calories257.2
Protein20.1 g
Carbohydrates8.6 g
Fat16 g
Cholesterol203.1 mg
Calcium71 mg
Iron3.7 mg
Magnesium43.5 mg
Potassium393.6 mg
Sodium445.3 mg

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