Shrimp Pil-Pil

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  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on)
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 loaf crusty bread, sliced


In a large, heavy skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, crushed red pepper and paprika and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Season the shrimp with salt, add to the skillet and cook until opaque, 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley.

Transfer the shrimp mixture to a bowl and serve with the bread.