"Julio, Serve the Scampi!"

"Julio, Serve the Scampi!"

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READY IN 45 minutes
PREP TIME 25 minutes
COOK TIME 20 minutes
SERVINGS 2 servings

Garlic shrimp and boiled,

mashed, green plantains

make the perfect couple!

In the photo: cocktail sauce, cilantro, and lime for edible decoration


  • 1 lb 26-30 Cooked, Jumbo shrimp peeled and devined; tail on
  • 3 tbs butter and 3 tbs Olive Oil
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 green plantain, peeled and cubed
  • Salt to taste (for the plantain)
  • 1 Lime
  • Bacon Bits


  • 1In a 2 qt. pot boil the plantain cubes, add salt. Then, in another pot, place the shrimp, and cover with water. Then add butter, and 3 cloves of garlic. Set both pots to boil for 15-20 minutes
  • 2Take out the plantain and mash with 2 cloves of garlic, olive oil, and bacon bits. Scoop out and set in the center of the serving plates.
  • 3Let the water boil until it evaporates leaving only the shrimp, butter, and garlic.
  • 4Last, serve the garlic shrimp around the plantain as seen in the photo. Add cilantro leaves, lime rinds, and sauce if desired.