Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

Camarones al Ajillo

Preparation info
  • 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

This recipe came to me in an amusing manner during my early period of looking for professional inspirations by sampling restaurant dishes. My mother and I went to eat in a wonderful seafood restaurant in Mexico City called Pardiños (an offshoot of Restaurant Pardiños in Boca del Rio, Veracruz, which is a definite must for any traveler). I ordered langostinos al ajillo, langoustines with garlic sauce, and immediately fell in love with the exciting combination of flavors—garlic, olive