Welcome Portuguese food lovers!
Welcome to my first blog……..Today I’ll share with you my favorite “Portuguese Spicy Shrimp” recipe.
I’ll wait for your comments…and share it only with those who are worthy! (just kidding).
Goodbye for now …..Tia Maria.
Portuguese Style Spicy Shrimp
2 pounds uncooked shrimp(30-40 size, unpeeled, defrosted )
1 small onion (minced)
3 tbsp Olive Oil
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 Chicken Bouillon cube
1/4 cup Vinho Verde or white wine
1/4 teas salt
1 tbsp corn starch
2-3 tbsp hot sauce or Tabasco(or more id you like it hot)
1/2 cup water.
In a large skillet sauté onions in olive oil onhigh heat for one minute until translucent.
2. Add the shrimp, cook them for one minuteand turn them over to cook the other side .
3. Add the paprika, salt, wine, & chicken cube.Cook for about two minutes.
4. Make a slurry of the water and corn starch-(mix together in small cup until the cornstarchis dissolved) then stir into the shrimp.
5. Continue cooking until the sauce thickens and the shrimp are pink.
Do not over cook!
Serve in deep platter with Portuguese Bread on the side for dipping.*
Add more hot sauce or Tabasco, Or Jalapeno peppers, if you like it really hot!