Camarones al Ajillo
Camarones al Ajillo is a tasty Mexican dish that comes together in a snap. Juicy, plump, and succulent shrimp swimming in a savory chile sauce. So easy. So tasty.
Servings: 4 people
In a large skillet, melt the butter.
Add the garlic.
Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.Be careful not to burn. Add the chile guajillo and chile de arbol (if using).Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
Add the shrimp, lime juice, white wine, and salt.
Cook for 5-6 minutes, or until shrimp is pink and fully cooked.
HOW TO ADJUST THE HEAT:
You can also use chicken or vegetable stock instead of the white wine.
For a completely lactose-free recipe, use olive oil instead of butter.
- For some spice, just add one chile de arbol.
- For very spicy, add two to three chile de arbol.
- For not spicy but flavorful, omit using the chile de arbol.
Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 302mg | Sodium: 1036mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 3mg