Portuguese Shrimp Recipe

Indulge in a taste of the Atlantic coast with our authentic Portuguese Shrimp recipe. This delectable seafood dish is steeped in the rich culinary traditions of Portugal, boasting bold spices, tangy lemon, and aromatic garlic. Perfect for a light lunch or a hearty dinner, the Portuguese Shrimp will transport you to the sun-soaked beaches of Portugal with every bite. High in protein and low in calories, it’s a nutritious and delicious addition to your meal plan. Cook, savor, and experience Portugal on a plate!

Recipe for Portuguese Shrimp

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes


  1. 1 kg fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  2. 5 cloves garlic, minced
  3. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1/2 cup dry white wine
  5. 1 tablespoon paprika
  6. 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  7. Juice of one lemon
  8. Salt and pepper to taste
  9. Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  1. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until golden brown.
  2. Add the paprika and crushed red pepper flakes, stirring for a minute to let the spices bloom.
  3. Pour in the dry white wine and lemon juice, bringing the mixture to a simmer.
  4. Add the shrimp to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook until they turn pink, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot. Enjoy your authentic Portuguese Shrimp!

Nutrition Facts per serving:

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 24g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 165mg
  • Sodium: 400mg

Please note that nutritional values can vary based on the specific ingredients used.