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Shrimp Pil Pil is a spicy shrimp spanish tapas recipe. We love to serve it as an appetizer or as one of many small plate entrees. the recipe is easy and takes less than 5 minutes to cook!

Delicious Party Food - Shrimp Pil Pil Recipe

Our Shrimp Pil-Pil Recipe is a spicy Spanish tapas made with Tabasco, garlic, and olive oil.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Portuguese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 275kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 lb Shrimp , large (~30 shrimp)
  • 2/3 c Olive oil
  • 5 tbsp Butter
  • 4 tbsp Tabasco
  • 1 tbsp Spanish paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • Mix the olive oil, butter, Tabasco, salt and paprika together.
  • Place 3-4 shrimp and several slices of garlic in each ramekin.
  • Pour the sauce in until the shrimp is halfway covered.
  • Place the ramekins on a baking sheet and put in the oven on broil for 4-5 minutes or until the oil is bubbling and the shrimp is pink.
  • Remove from oven and serve hot.


Serving: 6shrimp | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 748mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 1150IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.6mg