Community Recipe
from [TracyStuart]

Salt Baked Shrimp

Great appetizer!

  • Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: 5 Shrimp )


  • 20 piece(s) Shrimp in the shell Uncooked
  • 2 quart(s) Water Boil
  • 1 cup(s) cornstarch
  • 2 whole(s) jalapeno peppers Sliced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Chinese 5 Spice
  • 2 teaspoon(s) salt


Remove the legs from the shrimp and cut a line (use a serrated knife) down the back of the shrimp. Clean inside of shrimp (devein).

Put shrimp into boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until 3/4 cooked.

Drain shrimp slightly & Remove Shells

Dredge in corn starch (toss until heavily coated)

Fry in 400 degree deep fat fryer or in skillet on high heat, 3-4 minutes or until cooked and crisp.

Warm saute pan on the stove and add jalapeƱo pepper slices and then add shrimp.

Toss together with salt and Chinese 5 spice.

Serve hot!

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