Gambas al ajillo

is a classic tapas dish found all over Spain. With only a few simple ingredients, it's easy and quick to make.


gambas al ajillo

serves 4 as a tapa


50ml extra virgin olive oil

4 large garlic cloves

2 small cayenne peppers

400g peeled king prawns

Splash of dry sherry

Sea salt



Finely slice the garlic. Heat the olive oil in a heavy based frying pan over a medium heat. Once hot, add the garlic and cayenne peppers, and fry until softened.


Add the prawns and fry for 3-4 minutes until pink and cooked through. Add the sherry and increase the heat until it bubbles.


Season with sea salt and serve with crusty bread.



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