Friday, December 30, 2011

A yummy recipe for a quick meal to celebrate the End of 2011

This is a family favorite of ours.  Quick, easy and delicious.

Shrimp in tomato sauce

(Enchilado de Camarones)


1 pound fresh shrimp

2 tbsp minced garlic

½ bell pepper finely chopped

1 ½ tsp vinegar

6 oz tomato sauce

1 tsp oregano

1 bay leaf

½ cup dry white wine

¾ cup water reserved from the boiling shrimp
(throw in a handful of chopped fresh cilantro)


1. Boil in large pot shrimp for 3 minutes and clean.

2. Keep about ½ cup of the water the shrimp was boiled in.

3. In a deep frying pan, heat oil and add garlic, onion and green pepper.

4. Cook the mixture for 5 minutes and add vinegar, tomato paste, oregano, bay leaf, wine and shrimp water.

5. Mix well and cook over medium heat until mixture begins to bubble.

6. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add shrimp just prior to serving and mix well. do not overcook, please!

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Serve on a beautiful handmade dish.

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