Creole Shrimp 

This recipe is not so traditional, but rather the sauce is commonly served in local Puerto Rican restaurants. The sauce (sometimes called "mojo criollo") can be served with any protein. .


Portions: 4


1 teaspoon olive oil
1 ½ cups tomato paste
1 /4 cup sofrito
1 cup Spanish red peppers cut into stripes
1 /8 cup recao chopped
1 /8 cup cilantro chopped
2 pounds pealed, de-veined and uncooked medium (or large) size shrimp
Salt & pepper to taste

In a skillet on medium high heat, cook all ingredients but shrimp to make sauce, about 10 minutes. Add shrimp and cook for another 2-3 minutes until they change color to orange. Season with salt and pepper to taste.