JUST FOR SWEETIE SALT & PEPPER SHRIMP
My youngest sister loves Salt and Pepper Shrimp. We were invited to her home one evening and I was determined to prepare a dish especially for her, so I wanted to get a recipe just perfect for her liking. Crispy, crunchy and spicy.
Oil for frying 1 lb. whole shrimp 1 TB cornstarch 1/4 tsp. salt 1 TB vegetable oil 1 tsp. shallot, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp. red chili pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. fresh ginger, grated Spice: 1/4 tsp. each salt, Chinese 5-spice, ground Szechwan peppercorn, white pepper
In a wok or deep fat fryer; heat oil. In a mixing bowl; combine spice ingredients; set aside. In a mixing bowl; coat shrimp in cornstarch and salt. Deep fry; drain on paper towel. In a skillet over medium high heat; stir fry shallot, garlic, chili pepper and ginger in oil. Add shrimp; heat through. Transfer onto serving platter. Sprinkle with spice.