Shrimp Mozambique


This is a delicious Portuguese dish that my mom used to make for us all the time. A good crusty bread is a must to sop up the sauce. If you love bold, savory flavors, you'll love shrimp Mozambique.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 10 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 (12 ounce) can beer

  • ¼ cup dry white wine

  • 3 (1.41 ounce) packages sazon seasoning with saffron (such as Goya® Azafran)

  • hot sauce

  • salt to taste

  • 1 pound large shrimp, shells left on

  • 3 cups cooked white rice, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.

  2. Stir beer, white wine, sazon, hot sauce, and salt into the skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. Add shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink, 3 to 4 minutes. Add rice; heat through for about 5 minutes. Stir in parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

349 Calories
16g Fat
29g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 349
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 156mg 52%
Sodium 3277mg 142%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 223mg 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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