Spanish-Style Shrimp with Garlic


1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

1 bay leaf

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

4 lemon wedges

Method of Preparation:

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pepper, garlic, and bay leaf; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

2. Increase heat to medium-high. Add shrimp; saut until shrimp have pink or orange markings and white, opaque flesh (about 4 minutes). Remove from heat.

3. Sprinkle with salt. Discard bay leaf. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve with lemon wedges.