Shrimp Portuguese-Style Recipe

Recipe Category: Portuguese

Shrimp Portuguese-Style Recipe


  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 lg. onion, diced
  • 3-4 lb. med. shrimp, skins on preferred
  • 2 pkg. Goya saffron
  • 2 tbsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 can beer, any kind
  • salt to taste if desired.
  • Method

  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat
  • Crush garlic and cook in oil until the garlic is burnt
  • Remove garlic
  • Saute diced onions until almost clear
  • Add shrimp and cook, stirring often, until done
  • Add saffron, crushed red pepper and can of beer
  • Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes
  • Serve along as an appetizer or as a meal by accompanying it with cooked rice
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