Shrimp with Serranos

(from Organic Gal’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user kchamplinagins

Categories: Not yet tried, seafood, shellfish


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 to 3 fresh serrano or jalapeno chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Directions

  2. Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels; set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over moderately high heat. Add shallots and garlic; sauce, stirring, 1 minute. Add peppers and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, until they become opaque, 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove from heat and stir in juice and cilantro. Makes 4 servings.

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