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Shrimp In Fiery Hot Garlic Butter

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“Simple recipe but not for the weak hearted. Surprisingly the amount of chile & garlic does not detract from the flavor of the shrimp. I recommend that you make your own bolillos to go with the shrimp to soak up the sauce. Serve with green salad & noodles. Garnish the shrimp with the green onions”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs medium raw shrimp, fresh or frozen and thawed,shelled but tail attached
  • 12 cup butter
  • 14 cup lite olive oil or 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 3 -5 dried arbol chiles, crumbled or 4 fresh jalapenos (use other hot peppers to suit your taste)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • salt
  • 3 green onion tops, only chopped
  • 4 -8 bolillos bread (see recipe#12298) or 2 loaves mini crusty French bread


  1. In a large wok or heavy skillet heat the butter& oil until foamy.
  2. Add garlic, chillies, Lime juice& salt.
  3. Cook& stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Add and toss the shrimp, stirring all the while until the shrimp have just turned color (opaque).
  5. Do not over cook or they will be dry& tough.

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