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Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe

A simple shrimp recipe yet very satisfying.

  • 1 lb medium size headless shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon  flour
  • 2 tablespoon  cornstarch 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt or minced garlic
  • Salt and ground black pepper  to taste
  • 1 cup cooking oil

Cooking Direction:
  1. Clean shrimp,  marinate in garlic for 10 minutes and refrigerate.
  2. Mix flour, cornstarch , salt and ground pepper.
  3. Add shrimp to the flour mixture.
  4. Heat deep pan and add cooking oil in medium heat.
  5. Fry shrimp by batch.
  6. Once the shrimp turns yellow orange then it is cooked.
  7. Remove shrimp and place in a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  8. Garnish with some slices of green onion and jalapeno if desired.
  9. Serve hot with spicy vinegar and lots of white steam rice.Enjoy!


  1. what happens if you fry them 5-10 pieces at a time?

    1. You can fry them by batch. What im trying to say was, drop the shrimp in oil one by one. Thanks


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