Sautéed Buttery Garlic Shrimp
“Camarones al Mojo de Ajo” (Sautéed Buttery Garlic Shrimp) is a classic seafood dish often found in Mexican Restaurants. You can’t go wrong making this your “go-to” seafood selection. And you DEFINITELY can’t go wrong making it at home, from scratch. Give it a go… they’re super easy to make!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
- 1 LB of Large Headless White Shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 6 TBS Unsalted Butter
- 1/2 Onion, chopped
- 6 Garlic Cloves, minced
- 1/2 TSP Salt
- 1/4 TSP Ground Black Pepper
- 1 Lime, juiced
- 1 TBS chopped Cilantro
- Cooked Refried Beans (for serving as a side)
- Cooked Rice (for serving as a side)
- Start with melting the unsalted butter on a large skillet and over medium heat.
- Once butter is all melted, add the onion, garlic, salt and ground pepper. Cook for a 5 minutes, stirring repeatedly until the onions become translucent.
- Add the lime juice and continue to sautée for 2 minutes.
- Raise the heat to medium-high heat and add the shrimp. Cook for 5 minutes and make sure you flip the shrimp to cook thoroughly on both sides.
- Once the shrimp are fully pink, remove the skillet from heat and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.
- Plate with refried beans and rice on the side, along with warm tortillas. Add a little spice with your favorite red or green salsa.
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