Gambas al Ajillo, a tapas classic. Eat with caution on a first date. Abandon by the fourth. Don’t forget to soak up the oil with some bread, and get those crispy garlic bits along the way. Yum!

Serves: 2 as a main, 6 as a Tapa. Can scale as needed
Time: 30 minutes


Mise en Place
STAPLES FRUIT
12 tbs olive oil 1 tbs lemon juice
6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced SEAFOOD
2 chiles de arbol 1 lb shrimp
1 tbs brandy HERBS
1 tbs parsley, finely chopped

Equipment
1 skillet

Directions
Step Action
1 over high heat, add oil, garlic, and peppers to skillet, cook 2 minutes till garlic is brown
2 add shrimp, cook 45 seconds, flip
3 add brandy, carefuly flambe – 30 seconds
4 remove from heat
5 top with parlsey and lemon juice (careful it will spatter on you)
6 serve hot