Shrimp with Sofrito
Shrimp with Sofrito
Shrimp with Sofrito
Shrimp with Sofrito


1 batch Sofrito
1 lb peeled, deveined shrimp
Lemon wedges
Warm baguette or focaccia for serving

Sofrito is a combo of aromatic ingredients is found in Mediterranean, Latin American, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese cooking. While there are versions of Sofrito that are ground aromatics, blitzed in a blender, most often Sofrito is cooked. Hop over to our blog to learn all about Sofrito, Mirepoix, Trinity and more aromatic mixtures. For this delicious dish, we prepare the Sofrito in advance, reheat it and slow simmer the shrimp just before serving. Serve with lots of crusty bread for sopping up the delicious sauce.


1.Prepare the sofrito in advance. You'll have more sofrito than you need for this recipe, but it freezes well and comes in handy for so many dishes.
2.Heat 3 cups sofrito in a skillet to just simmering. Add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp are firm to the touch and opaque pink, about 8 minutes. Taste and adjust for salt.
3.To serve, spoon shrimp and sauce into small bowls, spritz with lemon and serve with a fork. Add a few wedges of warm bread to the bowl for sopping up the juices.

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