Shrimp Acapulco

Cooking Mexican

Ingredients for Shrimp Acapulco

For Serves 4.
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons tomato pasteSalt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup brandy

Preparation of Shrimp Acapulco

1. Peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp shells in a saucepan with 2 cups water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain and discard the shells. There should be 1 cup of liquid.

2. In a saucepan heat the butter and add garlic and parsley; sauté 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and simmer 10 minutes. Add the reserved shrimp stock and tomato paste; stir to mix, season to taste and add the brandy. Bring to a simmer, add the shrimp, cover and cook 2-3 minutes, until they are pink, taking care not to overcook. Serve with rice.

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