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Shrimp with Corn Esquites

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One of the typical Mexican snacks that you find on almost any street corners are, without a doubt, Esquites or Mexican corn served in a bowl or container. But to give them a different flavor, we prepare this recipe for Esquites with Shrimp and Chile Guajillo, which you can also serve with mayonnaise, fresh cheese, lemon and chili pepper. For this easy recipe for esquites, you must take into account that if you over cook shrimp, they will become chewy, so pay close attention.
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Ingredients

6 servings
  • 2 spoonfuls of olive oil
  • 1 piece of onion cut into quarters
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 6 pieces of guajillo chili pepper seedless and deveined
  • 1 piece of ancho chili pepper seedless and deveined
  • 4 pieces of tomato cut into quarters
  • 1 piece of corn
  • 2 pieces of allspices
  • 4 cups of Water
  • 3 spoonfuls of shrimp powder
  • enough of Salt
  • 4 spoonfuls of Butter
  • 1/2 Cup of onion
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic
  • 4 cups of cacahuazintle corn
  • 4 leaves of epazote
  • enough of Salt
  • 1/2 kilo of shrimp clean and unpeeled
  • enough of Mayonnaise for serving
  • enough of fresh cheese crumbled, for serving
  • enough of chilli powder for serving
  • enough of epazote to decorate
  • enough of green lemon for serving

    Preparation

    In a saucepan heat the olive oil and fry the onion, garlic, chilies and tomatoes until softened. Add pepper, corn, water and shrimp powder, cook 10 minutes more, remove and cool slightly.
    Remove the corn and liquefy the previous preparation with salt and strain if necessary.
    In a deep pan, melt the butter over medium heat and cook the onion, garlic, corn, epazote, season with salt and add the shrimp. Once the shrimp have changed color, fill with the sauce, let it boil and cook until the corn is soft.
    Serve with mayonnaise, fresh cheese, chili powder, epazote and lime.

    PRESENTATION

    Serve with mayonnaise, fresh cheese, lime and chile piquín.

    TIPS

    Do not overcook the shrimp so that they do not become though.

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    Nutritional information
    * Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Calories
    772
    kcal
    39%
    Carbohydrates
    127
    g
    42%
    Proteins
    32.7
    g
    65%
    Lipids
    17.1
    g
    26%
    Fiber
    0.4
    g
    0.8%
    Sugar
    0.9
    g
    1.0%
    Cholesterol
    200
    mg
    67%
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    Karla García Toscano
    03/06/2019 19:32:00
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    Musi Daniela
    17/05/2019 09:32:35
    Muy rico!!!!

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