Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp


1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, preferably Spanish

6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined

Kosher salt

1 whole dried chile, such as árbol or guindilla

1 teaspoon brandy

1 tablespoon chopped parsley


In a large nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until golden, 2 minutes. Season the shrimp with salt. Add the shrimp and chile to the skillet and cook until the shrimp are golden on one side, about 2 minutes. Flip the shrimp and add the brandy; cook until the shrimp are white throughout, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Stir in the parsley, transfer to a platter and serve.

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