Garlic Shrimps

Fish and Seafood

Today we want to share with you a delicious recipe as well as super simple to cook, garlic shrimps. It is a very typical Spanish starter yu might find in every tapas bar :-) Many times we go to complicated recipes and forget the best and the easiest ones. We hope you really enjoy the recipe and especially the garlic shrimps:


  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • ½ kilo shrimps (1 lb)
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika from la Vera
  • 1 chilli pepper
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • Pepper and salt


  • We start rinsing and peeling the shrimps and keep them aside. We season them slightly.

  • Then we chop the garlic and the parsley finely and slice the chilli pepper.

  • In a frying pan we add the olive oil and start cooking on medium high heat.

  • Then add the chopped garlic and the chilli pepper and fry until they begin to brown.

  • Then add the prawns and the chopped parsley and cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

  • Add the paprika from la Vera, stir and keep on cooking for a minute.

  • We remove from the heat and serve hot.

And ready to seat at the table and enjoy this delicious starter :-)