Mojo is basically the abbreviated name consisting of various types of sauces and spices. Some of the mojo recipes also include acid ingredients like lemon, orange or lime juice.
Mojo Shrimp is a complete appetizer induced into the citrus flavours of orange and lemon. It’s spiciness with a plethora of spices like pepper, garlic, and oregano will stimulate your taste buds forcing you to relish on the dish multiple times. Most importantly hunt out for the Best Shrimp and Prawn Providers to get the best and fresh Shrimp. That will be a feather on the cap for your cooked dish.
Let’s get started with its preparation of this yummilicious platter.
Preparation time- 15 minutes
Cooking time – 10 minutes
- Garlic 8-10 cloves
- Grinded black pepper- 1 tablespoon
- Dried oregano- 1 tablespoon
- Red chilli flakes – ½ tablespoon
- Orange juice- 1 cup
- Fresh lime juice- ½ cup
- Olive oil-½ cup
- Peeled and deveined Raw Shrimp – 1.5pounds
- Salt as per taste
Process of Marination
Crush garlic into paste and in a bowl add the crushed garlic, ½ cup olive oil, 1 cup orange juice,1 cup lime juice, black pepper, salt, oregano, red chili flakes into the bowl as per the quantity mentioned above. Now stir this marination mixture. Divide the mixture into half and keep aside a part of the mixture for further use.
In the marination mixture add the shrimps, give it a good mix and keep this marinated shrimp in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
After the marinated mixture is properly coated, heat a pan and add olive oil. Let shimmer then to the pan add the marinated shrimps in a single layer.
Cook the shrimp till it turns pinkish on one side and flip them to be cooked on the other side for 2 minutes.
Now take out the cooked shrimp on a plate and keep it aside. Now add the remaining marinated mixture and let it simmer until it turns a little dense.
Now after the mixture is dense add the shrimp’s back to the mixture and give it a good mix.
Turn off the flame and cover the pan for 2 minutes so that the mixture infuses into the shrimps
You are all set to serve your delicious platter. Serve it hot with rice and enjoy the dish.
Do try out this Recipe, you will enjoy this delicious and super easy to cook Recipe without too much of ingredients. The citrus and spices present in this recipe completes the taste of the dish. But Yes, make sure you get the shrimps from the Best Shrimp and Prawn Provider. Because sometimes stale shrimps can spoil the taste of your dish.