Chinese Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Sometimes it’s the simple recipes that turn out the best. Chinese Salt and Pepper Shrimp is known for it’s simplicity, delightful flavor, and quick cooking process.

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Prepare shrimp


Pat dry the shrimp. Add the cornstarch and toss them until they are well coated.

Fry the shrimp


Deep fry the cornstarch-coated shrimp in batches until golden and crispy. Set aside.

Sauté spices


Heat a skillet with oil. Sauté garlic, salt, and pepper. Add the fried shrimp and toss.

Garnish and serve


Add green onions and serve the shrimp over the rice while it’s still warm, with lemon wedges on the side.

– Allow the coated shrimp to chill in the refrigerator for about 15-30 minutes. – Make sure the oil is hot when you fry the shrimp to achieve a golden brown.

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