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Langostinos al ajillo

Looking for an easy but tasty shrimp dish? Then, give this Langostinos al ajillo recipe a try!

Langostinos al ajillo recipe
Proteins with all the fat or calories. Yummy.

We love shrimp, as you probably do too. Not only is shrimp delicious and easy to prepare, it is good for you too. Shrimp provides tons of protein without all the fat or calories. So, it is a perfect source of protein if you’re trying to lose weight. It is also an excellent source of selenium, a powerful antioxidant.

So, today we’ll be showing you a delicious recipe to prepare shrimp: Langostino al ajillo. Walking around the coast of Spain, you’ve probably smelled this dish (or the also popular Gambas al ajillo). The aroma is so enticing, you will want to make this dish again and again.

Now, be warned: things will get smoky in your kitchen, so our best advice would be to open your windows before you start cooking!

You can use whatever size shrimp you can get, just remember we prefer not to have peeled or pre-cooked shrimp in this case. 

Langostinos al ajillo recipe

Langostinos al ajillo recipe

Shrimp provides tons of protein without all the fat or calories. So, this recipe is a perfect source of protein if you’re trying to lose weight. It is also an excellent source of selenium, a powerful antioxidant.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Tapas
Cuisine Mediterranean, spanish
Servings 4 people
Calories 188 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 kg fresh shrimp
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • coarse salt
  • olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Peel and chop the garlic cloves into very small pieces.
  • Wash the shrimp and scatter them in a big frying pan, along with some olive oil over medium/high heat.
  • Add the chopped garlic cloves. Turn the shrimps upside down once they start to turn orange.
  • Serve with some coarse salt and a squeezed lemon on top.

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 34gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 315mgSodium: 1416mgPotassium: 320mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 450IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 145mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Al Ajillo, Langostinos al ajillo, Seafood, Shrimp
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