Gambas Al Ajillo
A simple, delicious tapa, Gambas al Ajillo can be made in a few minutes with garlic, shrimp, olive oil and chile peppers. This version adds garlic scapes to the mix for color and flavor.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
dried cascabel chiles
(seeded and crushed into flakes)
(cut into 2-inch lengths)
ground black pepper
Add the oil, garlic and chile pepper to a saute pan and heat over medium high heat until the garlic is fragrant and the oil has turned slightly red.
Turn up the heat to high, then add the shrimp in a single layer. Fry until cooked on one side, then flip and fry on the other. Add the cognac and garlic scapes and stir fry until the garlic scapes are bright green and tender. Salt and pepper to taste, then transfer to a bowl and serve immediately with bread.