Recipe courtesy of Columbia Restaurant

Shrimp al Ajillo

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  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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4 ounces extra virgin olive oil

8 cloves minced garlic

1 bay leaf

1 whole chile pepper

12 ounces peeled and deveined shrimp

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

6 ounces dry white wine

1 lemon, cut in half

1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  1. In a saute pan, heat olive oil and saute garlic, bay leaf, and chile pepper until garlic is golden brown. Add shrimp, salt, and pepper and saute for 2 minutes. Add white wine and reduce in half. Add juice from 1/2 lemon. Then add parsley. Serve very hot and garnish with other 1/2 lemon.