We support you, just not your browser.

Your browser hasn’t been updated in a while. For a better experience, we recommend upgrading to the latest version of IE, Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

Ver en Español
  • Facebook
    15
  • Pinterest
    18
  • Save
    19
  • WhatsApp
  • Print
    37

Mojo de Ajo Shrimp

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
4
tablespoons butter (half a stick)
3
tablespoons minced garlic
1/2
teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2
cup white wine
1
teaspoon finely chopped parsley
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Black pepper, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
208.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12.7g
20%
Saturated Fat
7.6g
38%
Cholesterol
173.4mg
58%
Sodium
645.7mg
27%
Potassium
180.7mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
4.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
16.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
6.50%
6%
Calcium
7.90%
8%
Iron
2.50%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Serve with beans and rice, or serve over pasta to go Italian.

In my early teen years, my favorite dishes where those with seafood. I was very lucky to have a best friend whose family owned an outstanding Mexican seafood joint close to my house. I obviously had dinner there twice a week! My favored dish was their mojo de ajo, which is basically butter and garlic sauté over shrimp. I now make my own mojo de ajo shrimp and love to delight with its beautifulness during the warm months of the year. Take a gander at my recipe and let me know what you think!

Directions

  • 1 On a grill sprayed with a non-stick oil over a medium-high flame, cook shrimp on each side for about 1 minute (just long enough to sear the outside).
  • 2 In a large frying pan over a medium high flame, add in butter and allow it to melt.
  • 3 Add in garlic and red pepper flakes. Mix to combine and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  • 4 Pour in white wine and parsley, and allow wine to evaporate a little. Cook for about 10 minutes.
  • 5 Add in slightly seared shrimp, and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  • 6 Add in fresh lemon juice and sprinkle with black pepper. Serve and enjoy!

In my early teen years, my favorite dishes where those with seafood. I was very lucky to have a best friend whose family owned an outstanding Mexican seafood joint close to my house. I obviously had dinner there twice a week! My favored dish was their mojo de ajo, which is basically butter and garlic sauté over shrimp. I now make my own mojo de ajo shrimp and love to delight with its beautifulness during the warm months of the year. Take a gander at my recipe and let me know what you think!

Rate and Comment

Nicole Presley Nicole Presley
October 14, 2016

In my early teen years, my favorite dishes where those with seafood. I was very lucky to have a best friend whose family owned an outstanding Mexican seafood joint close to my house. I obviously had dinner there twice a week! My favored dish was their mojo de ajo, which is basically butter and garlic sauté over shrimp. I now make my own mojo de ajo shrimp and love to delight with its beautifulness during the warm months of the year. Take a gander at my recipe and let me know what you think!