Vulcanic Shrimp Diablo

This easy Vulcanic Shrimp Diablo makes a healthy, quick, and delicious dinner! Packed with red pepper flakes, jalapenos, garlic, onions, green bell peppers and simmered in a rustic tomato sauce. It is going to become your favorite seafood dish!

What does “diablo” mean? In simple terms, it’s a combination of spicy or zesty ingredients that take a dish to new flavor heights. Have one devilish taste of this easy Shrimp Diablo recipe and you’ll be a believer.

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Vulcanic Shrimp Diablo

Vulcanic Shrimp Diablo with red pepper flakes, jalapenos, garlic, onions, green bell peppers and simmered in a rustic tomato sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: PastiWOW


  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper ¼-inch dice
  • ¼ cup tequila or dry white wine
  • ½ cup unsalted vegetable stock
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion ¼-inch dice
  • 14 ounce can of whole tomatoes cut into ½-inch dice reserve juice


  • Combine shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add garlic, jalapeno, yellow onion, oregano, and thyme. Stir and cook until onions are tender and garlic is fragrant but not browned, 2 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp to the pan in one layer, turn heat up to medium. Cook for 2 minutes, not moving the shrimp.
  • Flip shrimp over and cook until just cooked through 1 minute. Transfer to a clean bowl.
  • Add bell peppers and saute for 1 minute
  • Turn heat up to medium-high, add in tequila, vegetable stock, diced tomatoes, tomato juice, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Bring to a simmer and allow tomato mixture to reduce until slightly thickened and most of the liquid has evaporated about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Turn heat down to low and add in the cooked shrimp. Stir and cook until shrimp is warmed through, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Garnish shrimp diablo with parsley.



Vulcanic Shrimp Diablo


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