Recipe by Karen D
"This is a wonderful dish that I had while on the coast of Spain. It should be enjoyed with a good white wine or sangria, and warm crusty bread. I could not find a recipe that came close to what I had in Spain so I came up with this recipe myself. It is a big hit with family and friends. Enjoy. This can be made ahead of time and the recipe can doubled."
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cayenne pepper, or to taste
peeled and deveined medium shrimp (30-40 per pound)
salt and black pepper to taste
I am from Spain and Pil Pil in dishes mostly means having parsley. You could just add a tbs of chopped fresh parsley, to see if it's closer to what you enjoyed there.
I would cut the garlic in half next time. I did not have sweet paprika, only regular paprika. I didn't know if this was the same thing so I was afraid to put in 3 whole tablespoons of it. I used a 1/4 tsp of paprika. It made a nice little sauce to add over fettucine. One kid liked it, one definitely did not (too spicy) and I'm sitting on the fence.
Give this a try with the listed ingredients and you will not be disappointed.
Love this dish! It is so easy. I like to make extra sauce and serve it over angel hair pasta or rice. I didn't have cayenne pepper on hand but a few dashes of hot sauce (like Frank's) and some crushed red pepper are good alternatives.
Nice tasty and easy recipe. Now one of our shrimp standby recipes...
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Shrimp Pil Pil
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 137
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