Spanish Shrimp Recipe

Spanish Shrimp


  • ¾ lb shrimp, shelled & deveined
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • fine sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
  • 1 pat of butter
  • 2 bird’s eye chili peppers, sliced on bias
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp vermouth

How to make Spanish Shrimp

Marinate shrimp in ¼ cup of oil, paprika, oregano, salt and pepper for at least 30 minutes.

Place skillet over high heat and drizzle ¼ cup of olive oil along with a pat of butter. When hot, throw in the chili peppers and let it infuse the oil. Throw in shrimp and garlic and saute until just cooked through. Splash in vermouth and parsley and take off heat. Continue to toss for another minute and then transfer everything to plate. Serve with some toasted, thinly-sliced baguette bread to sop up the herb-infused oil.

  • theory
    theory says

    This sounds great. I'm really getting into Spanish flavours at the moment so I will definitely give this a try.

  • ak19841014
    ak19841014 says

    Looking so good!

  • Panda5
    Panda5 says

    *drools* Sounds delicious, looks delicious! oOo ^.^

  • Minerva84
    Minerva84 says

    Mmmm...I'll try to do them!

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