Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Prep Time
20 Mins
Stand/Soak Time
30 Mins
Grill Time
4 Mins
Makes 8 servings

Try these shrimp that are smothered in a Mojo de Ajo sauce made from Guajillo peppers that boast a tangy taste with a kick of heat.

How to Make It

Step 1

Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein, if desired. Combine shrimp and Mojo de Ajo, tossing to coat. Let stand 30 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, soak wooden skewers in water 30 minutes.

Step 3

Remove shrimp from Mojo de Ajo, discarding marinade. Thread 1 shrimp onto each skewer.

Step 4

Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes on each side or just until shrimp turn pink. Garnish, if desired.

Lanny's Alta Cocina Mexicana, Fort Worth, Texas

Ratings & Reviews


November 18, 2015
This was yummy, very tasty and easy to make.  A great dish for company. 

Garliclover's Review

October 05, 2013

Mouse195's Review

November 30, 2012

ACinNYC's Review

May 07, 2012
Awesome Recipe and will be a new standard go to grilling appetizer recipe. I used the sweet paprika instead of the peppers and it was a hit!!! Plus, very fast to put together.

shellycall's Review

August 12, 2009
This was wonderful. I used some assorted peppers, chopped fine, instead of the peppers that were called for.