Gambas Al Ajillo (Chile-Garlic Shrimp)

Chile-Garlic Shrimp (Gambas Al Ajillo)

Chile-Garlic Shrimp (Gambas Al Ajillo)

These shrimp are cooked in a hot cast iron pan with tons of garlic and red Thai chiles.Todd Coleman

In the fishing village of Jose Ignacio on Uruguay's southern coast, the cooks at Parador La Huella restaurant prepare these shrimp in cazuelas, earthenware dishes, placed directly on the grill. A cast-iron skillet works just as well. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2013 issue with Shane Mitchell's article Art of the Parilla.