Camarones al Mojo de Ajo (Garlic Shrimp)
· 1 lb of raw medium size shrimp
· 3 whole garlic cloves
· 10 minced garlic cloves
· ¾ tsp of salt
· ¾ tsp of black pepper
· ¾ tsp of white vinegar
· 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
· 3 tbsp of butter
· 1 fresh lime
Remove the shell from the shrimp. In a blender, puree the whole garlic cloves, salt, pepper, vinegar, and olive oil. Add to uncooked shrimp and let it stand for 20-30 minutes. In a skillet heat up the butter and add the minced garlic; Sauté the garlic until golden brown. Add the shrimp and lower heat. Cook until shrimp are pink in color. Remove from stove and sprinkle with lime juice.
· Serve with Spanish white rice and vegetables if desired.