Sunday Brunch: Shrimp Arepas
Sunday Brunch: Shrimp Arepas might be just the main course you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, whole 30, and pescatarian recipe has 328 calories, 27g of protein, and 18g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. If you have vegetable oil, shallot, garlic, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Place masarepa and salt in a large bowl and mix to combine. Slowly pour hot water into masarepa, mixing with a fork until dough comes together.
Roll into a log, wrap in plastic, and let rest 20 minutes.
Once arepas, have rested divide in half, then divide each half into 8 pieces. Shape into short cylinders (like a hockey puck) then wrap individually in plastic wrap if not using right away.
Heat a thin layer of vegetable oil in skillet or griddle over medium-high heat and sear each arepa until just beginning to brown, then transfer to oven. Allow to bake for 20 minutes.
While arepas are in the oven, prepare shrimp by heating oil in a skillet over medium high heat, add shallot, and cook until beginning to soften, about 4 minutes.
Add garlic and chili and cook until fragrant, about 4 minutes.
Add shrimp and lime juice and cook until shrimp are pink and starting to become firm, about 7 minutes. Season to taste with salt. Once arepas are cooked, split and fill with shrimp and any or all of the optional garnishes.