Puerto Rican Shrimp Recipe in a Tomato Based Sauce

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Ingredients (11)

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons sofrito ( homemade sofrito is best)
  • 2 bay laurel leaves
  • 5 to 10 Spanish Manzanilla olives (pitted stuffed with pimentos)
  • 1/4 pound smoked cooked ham (diced fine)
  • 1 packet sazón (or a tablespoon of annatto/achiote oil)
  • 1 cup seasoned tomato sauce (canned or homemade)
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) seasoned stewed tomatoes
  • 1 pound raw shrimp (medium size, peeled and clean)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

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