Salt and pepper shrimp

(3.71/5 - 7 votes)

Fire up your palate with this spicy shrimp recipe!


1 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on
2 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
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


Step 1

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).

Step 2

Rinse shrimp under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Add the salt and pepper mixture to the skillet, stir-fry for additional 1 minute.

Step 5

Serve warm and garnish with scallions.

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