Brazilian Garlic Shrimp

Brazilian Garlic Shrimp

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


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Yield: 4 x 4½ oz. servings

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  • 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: Standard directions Microwave 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.

Do not microwave.


Do not overcook the shrimp!

Thanks to Eric Pearson, CalorieKing member

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 160 cals
Kilojoules 670 kJ
Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 173 mg
Sodium 460 mg
Carbohydrates 3.0 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Total Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 23.5 g
Calcium 67.0 mg
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