All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Garlic Shrimp
(Gambas)
 
What You Need:            (To Serve: 4 to 6)
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  • 1 can (10 ounces) condensed chicken broth
  • 8 large cloves garlic, minced
  • cup chopped parsley
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pounds medium shrimp (31-35 per pound), shelled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons sauterne or other dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups cooked thin spaghetti

  • How To Cook:
    1. Pour off cup broth; set aside.

    2. Cook garlic, parsley, cayenne and bay leaf in oil in a skillet for a few minutes.

    3. Add remaining broth, shrimp, wine and lemon juice; bring to a boil.

    4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes, or until done, stirring occasionally.

    5. Meanwhile, mix reserved broth and cornstarch; gradually blend into shrimp mixture. Cook, stirring, until thickened.

    6. Remove bay leaf; toss shrimp mixture with spaghetti.

    NOTE:
        Traditionally, gambas are served in small, individual earthenware casseroles as a first course or with spaghetti as a main dish. Either way, is careful not to overcook shrimp.

     
     
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