Buzara can feature a variety of seafood including, mussels, clams, and prawns and are cooked in either a red or white sauce. The red sauce is made with red wine, onions, tomatoes, herbs and spices.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Montenegro
Keyword: shrimp


  • 1/3

    cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lb peel-on, raw shrimp
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated or minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • Salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2

    cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Apple or grape juice
  • 1 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lain breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Sauté the shrimp on one side, 1-2 minutes then turn them over and cook 1-2 more minutes. Add the garlic and tomato paste, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the stock, juice and vinegar and reduce heat to medium low, cook 1-2 more minutes until sauce is homogeneous and shrimp is cooked through.
  • Remove from heat and add breadcrumbs to thicken the sauce slightly. Taste and season with more salt and pepper as needed.
  • Pour into serving dish and garnish with chopped parsley. Serve over polenta or with crusty bread for dipping.

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