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Shrimps on chickpea puree

6 27 h Easy


  • 18 Shrimps.
  • 250 gr. of chickpeas.
  • 1 Garlic clove.
  • 1 Sprig of Rosemary.
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper.


  • Soak the chickpeas overnight and cook them in salty water with the garlic and the rosemary.
  • When done, drain them and keep the cooking water (see next step).
  • In a food processor reduce the chickpeas (save some to garnish) in a puree using the water to adjust the thickness.
  • Add some salt, pepper and olive oil to taste.
  • Clean the shrimps from the shell and the intestine (black bowel along the back).
  • Either steam-cook the shrimps or fry them with salt and ground pepper.
  • Serve putting the puree on a dish and the shrimps on top.
  • Garnish with a little sprig of rosemary and some whole chickpeas.



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