Appetizers, Dips and Snacks: Appetizers and Tapas: Brazilian Garlic Shrimp

Usually served as tapas or appetizers, this spicy shrimp can also be a light entrée.

Author: Eric Pearson, CalorieKing member
Date: December 05, 2012

Suggestions: Do not overcook the shrimp!

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x 4½ oz. servings

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

    1 lb peeled shrimp
    1 tsp coarse salt
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    4 garlic cloves, sliced thin, or to taste
    1 dried hot red pepper, or to taste

Directions:

    Dry the shrimp. Cover shrimp with salt and let sit 10 to 15 minutes.

    In lightly oiled frying pan, sauté garlic and pepper at high temp for about a minute or so.

    Add the salted shrimp. At a very high heat, sauté, stirring constantly for 2 to 5 minutes, depending upon the size of the shrimp.

Microwave Directions:

    Do not microwave.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:160 cals
Kilojoules:670 kJ
Fat:5.5 g
Carbohydrates:3.0 g
Protein:23.5 g
Cholesterol:173.0 mg
Sodium:460 mg
Saturated Fat:0.8 g
Fiber:0.2 g
Calcium:67.0 mg
Total Sugars:0.6 g

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