A little Colombia in the heart of Queens

September 23, 2011 2:59:21 PM PDT
Regulars will tell you, never miss a chance to eat at La Pequena Colombia.

Right under the elevated train in busy Jackson Heights, cultures merge in the neighborhood, but at the restaurant, it's Colombian food since 1984

The diners here will tell you, you don't have to be from Colombia to enjoy La Pequena Colombia.

You can learn more about the restaurant at www.pequenacolombia.com



6 large shrimp, deveined
3 jalapenos, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced (or use garlic paste)
½ cup white wine
2 pinches adobo
1 TBLS dried parsley
2 TBLS cooking oil


Heat oil in medium size sauce pan
Add shrimp, sauté for one minutes
Then sprinkle with adobo and add garlic
After another minute, add jalapenos
After 2 minutes, add white wine
Continue to cook for several more minutes until shrimps are nearly cooked, add parsley, cook for another 30 seconds and serve.

Serves 1