Camarones Enchilados and Fried Sweet Plantains

Camarones Enchilados
4 servings

1/2 cup olive oil
1 large onion, sliced
1 large green pepper, sliced
6 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
2 roasted jarred red peppers, lightly chopped
15 oz can plain tomato sauce
1 cup dry white wine
1 bay leaf
Red pepper flakes
2 pounds shelled and deveined shrimp
¼ cup chopped parsley
lime wedges
rice as an accompaniment

In a medium Dutch oven heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion, green pepper and garlic. Sauté until the onion and peppers are tender, about 5 to 6 minutes

Add the roasted jarred peppers, tomato sauce, wine, bay leaf, a pinch of salt and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, turn down to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.

Just before serving add the shrimp and cook just until cooked through, no more than 5 minutes. Garnish with the chopped parsley and lime wedges

Serve with white rice and sweet plantains


Sweet plantains
Yield: 4 to 8 servings

 4 ripe, black plantains
vegetable oil for frying

Peel the plantains and cut them on the bias 1/3-inch thick.

Heat 2-inches of oil in a medium cast-iron pot over medium heat to 325 F. Add the plantains and fry them until golden, turning them with a slotted spoon, until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon transfer them to a plate.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email


Oceania Cruises is THE cruise line of choice for travelers who are dining connoisseurs, want immersive experiences in sought-after destinations and enjoy a luxurious vacation that is also an extraordinary value. Our six ships designed for 684-1250 guests cruise to more than 450 of the world’s most alluring boutique and marquee ports of call.  Our award-winning cuisine, country club or relaxed ambiance, genuine service and value are what bring our guests back time and time again.

7 Responses to Camarones Enchilados and Fried Sweet Plantains

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.