So here I go again…
Camarones Fritos con Crema de Chipotle! Or Fried Shrimps with Creamy Chipotle Sauce!
So to my strict Vegetarians, Vegans and sole carnivores, this post and recipe is not for you!
Ok, forgive me, but for my seafood followers, let’s continue! LOL
Let’s continue talking about my very simple but absolutely delicious Camarones Fritos con Crema de Chipotle….
Okay, so I buy these shrimps at one of my local markets that sells foods from different places around the world, and lucky me, they always have these Argentinian Shrimp that I swear to you taste like lobster! They are my ultimate favorite!
I have written about these luscious guys before and have said that if you are lucky enough to live in a place where they are sold and you have the option of these or others….PLEASE O PLEASEEE go for these!!! I promise you won’t regret it! They’re just fabulousssssss!
So now add a delicious dunking sauce to them?! A whole magical thing happens in your mouth! You know what that is?? Your tongue, the enzymes go into full explosion!
So let’s get to it!
Camarones Fritos Con Crema de Chipotle
- 1 Pound raw shrimp (peeled and deveined)
- 1 cup flour
- 2 garlic cloves (peeled and finely chopped)
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- vegetable oil
Creamy Chipotle Sauce
- 2 chipotles in adobo sauce
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1-2 garlic cloves (peeled)
- 1/2 lemon (juiced)
- salt and pepper (to taste)
|Creamy Chipotle Sauce|
|Take mayonnaise, chipotles and lemon juice and place in a chopper or blender. Pulse until well combined and chipotles are well chopped into mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside or cover and put in the refrigerator if it will be a while until you fry shrimp.|
|Peel and devein shrimp. You can choose to keep tails on. Marinate in a bowl with salt, pepper, chopped garlic and lemon juice for 30 minutes. Flour the shrimp.|
|In a frying pan or skillet heat about a 1/2 inch of oil over medium heat. Fry shrimp in batches on both sides until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.|
|Serve shrimps immediately with Creamy Chipotle Sauce. Enjoy!|