Prep Time
20 Mins
Soak Time
30 Mins
Cook Time
5 Mins
Yield
4 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Mix the above ingredients in a small bowl to mix the sauce and set aside.

Step 2

Shell and devein the uncooked fresh shrimp. Rinse in cold water.

Step 3

Soak the shrimp in a small amount of buttermilk with fresh squeezed lemon juice for 30 minutes. Dredge the shrimp and coat evenly in the dry cornstarch.

Step 4

Deep fry the shrimp in 375 degree peanut oil until lightly brown, about 2 to four minutes. Remove the shrimp and drain on a paper towel. Place the drained shrimp in a bowl and toss the shrimp with the sauce until completely coated. Serve in a lettuce lined bowl and top with chopped scallions.

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