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  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons crushed and chopped garlic
  • 2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon hot red-pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco or other hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mild paprika
  • Salt to taste


  • Place a large pot over low heat.
  • When the pot is hot, add the olive oil and garlic.
  • Cook until the garlic has softened in the oil, about 2 minutes.
  • Raise the heat to high and add the shrimp.
  • Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in the pepper flakes, Tabasco and paprika.
  • Season with salt to taste.
  • Cover,reduce heat to low and cook until the shrimp is opaque and firm, about 5 more minutes.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning,adding more Tabasco or red-pepper flakes if you like more heat.
  • Serve with fried potatoes or rice.