Shrimp are one of the most popular seafood around the world, this is so since with this delicious ingredient as the main we can prepare a number of different dishes, with completely simple or exotic styles and with a wide variety of combinations with different ingredients.
There are also various types of shrimp species, some more suitable for certain recipes, but with all of them we can generate truly incredible and fantastic gastronomic creations for our palates.
On the coasts of Veracruz it is very common to find Spicy shrimps, this is why in RecetasGratis we bring you a delicious and simple recipe of Veracruz style enchilado shrimp They are very simple and quick to prepare, so you cannot miss this recipe, we highly recommend it.
We invite you to stay with us and together we prepare step by step this fascinating shrimp chili.
5 diners 30m Main course Low difficulty Additional features: Medium cost, Spicy, Ideal to accompany with beer, Fried, Mexican recipes, Veracruz recipes Ingredients:
- 1 kilogram of shrimp
- ½ kilogram of red tomato
- 4 pieces of red serrano chili or chiltepil chili
- 2 dozen garlic
- 1 piece of white onion
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 pinch of pepper
- 2 tablespoons of oil
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
You will be able to observe the ingredients that we will need for the preparation of these delicious shrimp enchilados Veracruz style in the following image.
We are going to start cooking the ingredients for our sauce: for this we place the red tomatoes, the chilies, 1 clove of garlic, half a piece of onion and a pinch of salt in a saucepan with enough boiling water, let everything is cooked about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile we take the shrimp and start to clean perfectly Removing them is the digestive system: this is located in the upper part of the shrimp, carefully we use a thin knife and open the shrimp a little to remove all this little gut that is commonly observed in black. We completely remove this from the shrimp to make it very clean.
On the other hand we take the remaining garlic clove and chop very finely, as we can see in the following image.
Returning to the sauce of the enchilado shrimp, once the tomatoes, the chilies, the onion and the garlic are cooked, we place them in the blender and proceed to mix until obtaining a sauce homogeneous, which we are going to reserve for a moment.
Apart in a frying pan we put the oil, once very hot add the garlic finely chopped and let it fry very well.
Once the garlic is browned, add the shrimp and let them fry for 1 minute and a half, constantly moving them.
Finally, after this time has passed add the sauce of the shrimp enchilado and let it reduce and fry together with the shrimp two more minutes. We also add a pinch of salt and pepper to season.
After this time our delicious dish of Veracruz style enchilado shrimp it will be ready. You can accompany it with a little white rice, it is delicious.
And if you want to know more Mexican recipes Veracruz style, take a look at these recommended:
- Fish broth with shrimp
- Corn and meat tamales
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