Gambas al Ajillo is a traditional recipe most common in the south and center of Spain.


1/2 cup of Extra-virgin olive oil
12 garlic cloves finely sliced
3 red hot peppers sliced
28-ounce shrimp cleaned
Sea salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sauté the garlic and red hot peppers with a pinch of salt for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp one by one without breaking them; season with a bit of salt.
  • Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes over medium heat; stir gently with a wooden spoon.
  • Remove from the heat and serve immediately.

Servings: 5

Preparation Time: 20 minutes


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