Salt and pepper shrimp

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
10 min
Very Easy
Salt and Pepper Shrimp
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Salt and Pepper Shrimp
Fire up your palate with this spicy shrimp recipe!


Number of serving: 4
1 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on

2 tsp salt

2 tsp Szechuan peppercorns

1 tsp honey

2 tbsp olive oil (or your oil of choice)

1 red chili, seeded and finely chopped (optional)

1 tsp freshly grated ginger root

3 cloves garlic, minced

scallions, sliced to garnish

1/2 lb chicken meat, cut into cubes


  • Mix the salt and pepper mixture with the honey and set aside until required. (Grind the salt, black pepper and Szechuan peppercorns in mortar and pestle).
  • Rinse shrimp under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Heat oil in a preheated skillet. Add the chicken, chili, ginger root and garlic, stir fry for 5 minutes, then add the shrimp and cook for 4-5 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through.
  • Add the salt and pepper mixture to the skillet, stir-fry for additional 1 minute.
  • Serve warm and garnish with scallions.

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