How To Make Camarones A La Diabla - Diablo Shrimp

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Sep. 26, 2016

Make camarones a la diabla aka Diablo shrimp aka super hot and spicy shrimp recipe. Shrimp cooked in a homemade salsa.


Shrimp 1 Pound , peeled with tales left on (medium or large)
Roma tomato 1
Guajillo chili 2
Chile de arbol 4
Habanero 1
Garlic clove 1
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Butter 2 Tablespoon , divided
Onion 1/2



1.Peel the shrimp, leaving the tails on for presentation. Lay on a towel to dry. Set aside while you make the sauce.

2.Chop the tomato and put it in the blender.

3.Toast the guajillo and arbol chiles in a dry skillet until fragrant. Cover with boiling water and simmer 5 minutes until softened. Remove stems and seeds from guajillo.

4.Transfer to blender with habanero, garlic, vinegar, salt, pepper. Puree until smooth. (You can stop here and refrigerate the sauce for several days.

5.Heat half the butter in a large skillet and add the onion strips. Saute a few minutes over medium-high until softened and the butter starts to brown. Remove onions and butter.

6.Add remaining butter and melt. Lay shrimp in a single layer and cook 60 seconds. Turn and cook 30 seconds. Add onions and sauce and stir gently. Simmer 30-60 seconds.


7.Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 206Calories from Fat 72

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 716 mg29.83%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 25 g50%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet