Saturday, May 16, 2009

Salt and Pepper Shrimp - Asian Cuisine Pt. 2

This is the second of four dishes. The name is self-explanatory, it is basically shrimp seasoned with salt and cracked peppercorns. Peppercorns are usually crushed using a mortar and a pestle, if you don't have one, put it in a ziploc and crack it using the side of a frying pan.

Serves 4
Preparation Time : 3 mins
Cooking time : 2-3 mins


2 tbsp olive oil
24 medium shrimps, deveined and peeled
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp mixed peppercorns, cracked
1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)


1. Pat dry shrimps before cooking.

2. In a wok or large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, toss wok to coat. Add red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

3. Toss until shrimp have turned pink and curled, 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately.

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