Zarzuela Gambas al Ajillo (Shrimp in Garlic Sauce)
Source: Lucas Gasco, Zarzuela, San Francisco, California
1/3 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, sliced
2 small red chile peppers
3/4 pound small shrimp (about 50 to 60), peeled and deveined
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon minced parsley
A little lemon juice (optional)
In an earthenware casserole, heat oil, and add garlic and chile peppers. When garlic begins to turn golden, add shrimp and salt. Cook shrimp for about 1 minute, sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately, with a little lemon juice squeezed over, if desired.
Serve with bread.
Makes 4 servings.