Recipe: Shrimp Piri Piri, a Specialty from Mozambique by Golden Palate Partner® J.P. Knaggs & The Bijou Cafe’ in Sarasota!

Shrimp Piri Piri

Shrimp Piri Piri, a signature dish of The Bijou Cafe’ with origins in Mozambique! Photos and recipe courtesy of J.P. Knaggs and The Bijou Cafe’

• 1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined with tail on; pat dry
• 1/2 cup white wine
• splash of lemon juice
• 2 tablespoons softened butter

For marinade:
• 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1 tablespoon paprika
• 1 tablespoon minced garlic
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
Toss all together and marinate 4 to 5 hours.

In an extremely hot pan, salt and sear the shrimp. Flip them over and add marinade, white wine and lemon juice. Reduce sauce and swirl in soft butter.

View a video of Chef/Owner J.P. Knaggs of the Bijou Cafe’ and their famous Shrimp Piri Piri, for the Observer by clicking here.




Shrimp served with a tropical salad and with a Caesar Salad at Bijou.

Bijou Cafe’
1287 First Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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