Easy Shrimp Mozambique


This shrimp Mozambique with sauce is great served over rice. Zesty shrimp in a saffron and garlic-based sauce.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion

  • ½ cup water

  • 8 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 (1.41 ounce) packages sazon seasoning with saffron (such as Goya Azafran)

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ (12 ounce) bottle beer

  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce (such as Tabasco), or to taste

  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion in hot butter until slightly golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in water, garlic, sazon seasoning, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; cook for 2 minutes.

  2. Stir in beer and hot sauce; bring to a boil. Add shrimp and cook until bright pink on the outside and the meat is opaque, about 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 203mg 68%
Sodium 3385mg 147%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 27mg 136%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 258mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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