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Chorizo and Shrimp

Chorizo and Shrimp


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 pound chorizo, cut on bias 1/2-inch thick

  • 1 pound medium-large shrimp, deveined and tails left on

  • Salt and pepper

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • Zest and juice 1 lemon, divided

  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes or 1 small red chili, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup sherry

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped


Heat a tablespoon of EVOO, 1 turn of pan, in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and render fat, 2 minutes. Remove chorizo with a slotted spoon to a plate then add remaining EVOO, 2 tablespoons, and the shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, toss 2 minutes then add garlic, lemon zest and chili. Toss 2 minutes more, add sherry, toss to deglaze pan then add lemon juice and toss again. Add chorizo back to the pan and toss chorizo and shrimp with parsley to serve.