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Gambas Pil Pil

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Rich, golden garlic cloves and a splash of pisco flavor juicy prawns in this Chilean version of a classic Spanish tapa.
Ingredients
  Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm), slightly crushed (Peeled)
  Grapeseed oil/Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Large shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound (Peeled And Deveined)
  Cacho de cabra pepper/Anaheim pepper 1 , cut into 1/2-inch pieces (Seeded)
  Barsol pisco grape brandy/Brandy 3 Tablespoon (Pisco)
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Lime 1 , cut into wedges (For Serving)
Directions

Place the garlic cloves and grapeseed oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Let the garlic slowly turn golden brown as the oil becomes hot; continue cooking until the garlic has turned golden-brown, and the oil is quite hot.
Add the shrimp, stir to coat with oil, and cook for 15 seconds before stirring in the chile pepper. Continue to cook until shrimp is pink and firm. Pour in pisco, and cook for 30 seconds to let the alcohol evaporate. Season with salt to taste, then pour the mixture into a serving dish. Serve sprinkled with cayenne pepper, and garnished with lime wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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