Easy Garlic Shrimp Recipe
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A garlic shrimp recipe that's so easy and garlicky it's sure to become one of your favorites. This shrimp recipe is perfect as an appetizer or dinner.
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 2-4
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 20 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 20 large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 chile de arbol, crumbled (or use ¼-1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes)
  • 2 teaspoons brandy
  • kosher salt
  • finely chopped Italian parsley
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Once oil is hot, add garlic. Stir continuously until garlic is golden (not brown). This should take about a minute.
  3. Add shrimp and chile to the skillet and toss continuously, until shrimp are thoroughly cooked. (About 2-3 minutes).
  4. Carefully add brandy to the skillet and stir to lift up browned bits from the pan. Season with salt and continue to stir.
  5. Serve with chopped parsley on top.
  6. If serving as dinner, serve shrimp and sauce over rice or pasta.
Yields 2 portions if serving as dinner (with rice or pasta), yields 4 portions if serving as appetizer.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at https://mymansbelly.com/2016/10/11/easy-garlic-shrimp-recipe/