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Shrimp in Guajillo Salsa

cooking seafood - Shrimp Guajillo Salsa

Ingredients – Shrimp Guajillo Salsa

Serves 4


Yields 5 cups Salsa

  • 2 ounces guajillo chiles , stemmed, seeded
  • 2 pounds tomatillos, cleaned
  • 1 White onion, sliced
  • 8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. sugar


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Whole chiles de arbol
  • 2 Key limes
  • 1 pound cleaned white Mexican shrimp
  • 1-2 cups Guajillo Salsa



Fry the chiles in oil 15-20 sec, drain and cool.

Roast the tomatillos under the broiler until browned on both sides.

Roast the onions and garlic in a hot oven until lightly browned.

Blend together the tomatillos and chiles and process until smooth.

Add the onion and garlic to the purée and processuntil smooth.

Mix all together and add water to adjust consistency.

Season with salt and sugar as needed.

To Finish Shrimp:

In a Sauté pan, heat the butter until sizzling, add the garlic and whole chiles and fry the shrimp just until cooked through.

Season with salt.

Add Guajillo Salsa to coat and cook for 30 seconds to heat the sauce.

Finish with a squeeze of lime.

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