Salt and Pepper Shrimp (Mom)

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 5 min
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Canola oil to cook and deep fry

1 1/2 pounds large U-15 shrimps (15 per pound), deveined, shell on!

1 cup scallions cut into 1-inch pieces

1/4 cup sliced garlic

1/4 cup ginger, julienne

1/2 tablespoon kosher salt or sea salt

1/2 tablespoon ground pepper mix (black, green, red and Szechwan)


  1. Soak shrimp in salty cold water for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels. Deep-fry the shrimp at 375 degrees for only 20 seconds, then drain. While the shrimp are deep-frying, coat the wok with oil and saute the scallions, garlic and ginger. Add the fried shrimp then season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry for 20 seconds and serve immediately.