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Sauteéd Shrimp-Stuffed Arepa

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  • Serves

    6

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 24 (16-20 size) shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup (120 ml) tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (15 ml) lime juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) orange juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 6 warm arepas
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup (240 ml) mozzarella, grated

Directions

  1. In a medium frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Add shrimp to the pan and cook for 2 minutes on the first side, until browned.
  4. Flip and continue cooking for 2 minutes, until browned.
  5. Stir in red pepper, jalapeños, tomatoes and red onion and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add lime juice and orange juice.
  7. Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until liquid has reduced completely.
  8. Stir in cilantro, season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  9. Slice arepas in half horizontally, and spoon shrimp mixture on the bottom half of the arepa.
  10. Top the shrimp with mozzarella and allow it to melt for 1 minute before adding the top half of the arepa.
  11. Serve immediately with arepas (see recipe).
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