Salt Baked Shrimp

Photo: TracyStuart

Great appetizer!

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


  1. 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).

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

  3. Drain shrimp slightly & Remove Shells

  4. Dredge in corn starch (toss until heavily coated)

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

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

  7. Toss together with salt and Chinese 5 spice.

  8. Serve hot!
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by TracyStuart and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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