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Garlic Shrimp (Mediterranean)

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  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 4 lg Cloves garlic; finely minced
  • 1 ts Red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb Medium shrimp; peeled and deveined
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tb Dry sherry
  • 1 tb Paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish


In a saute pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute for 1 minute. Raise the heat to high and add the shrimp, lemon juice, sherry and paprika. Stir well, then saute, stirring briskly, until the shrimp turn pink and curl slightly, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and sprinkle with garlic. Serve hot.
Joyce Goldstein (1995). Taverna: Best of Casual Mediterranean Cooking. Sunset Books, CA. Part of a series: Casual Cuisines of the World. [Mastercook 16 Oc 96: Submitted by PATh: 260 cals/15.5g fat]
Recipe by: Joyce Goldstein, Taverna
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #818 by Walt Gray <> on Sep 28, 1997