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Gambas Al Ajillo Pasta (Garlic Shrimp Pasta)

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“I adapted this recipe from one I found online for Garlic Shrimp tapas. I like it with pasta and used it to create an oil based pasta sauce. I love Parmesan and will add endless amounts to my pasta dishes, add to your taste.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta and set aside.
  2. Combine parsley and garlic. Sprinkle salt and pepper on mix.
  3. Combine lemon juice, sherry and paprika and set aside.
  4. In medium sized saucepan or wok, heat olive oil on medium heat and add red pepper flakes to infuse oil. Approximately 1 minute. (reduce heat if it starts to burn).
  5. Add parsley and garlic mixture. Allow garlic to cook and not burn.
  6. Add lemon juice, sherry and paprika mixture. Allow to rollling boil.
  7. Add shrimp (with shells). Once cooked through when pink, remove from heat, add pasta. Mix. Add Parmesan and mix. Allow the Parmesan to melt.
  8. Serve with grated fresh Parmesan.

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