Szechuan Shrimp

Veg Vegan Meat

Szechuan Shrimp is a hot, spicy, and authentic seafood dish from Szechuan cuisine. It is packed with bold and complex flavors and is usually served as a side with rice & noodles for lunch or dinner

Szechuan Shrimp

YIELD

2 People

TYPE

Side Dish

TIME

30 minutes

LEVEL

Medium

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In a bowl, add cleaned and deveined shrimp, pepper powder, salt, baking soda, Chinese five-spice powder, ginger garlic paste (optional), and corn starch

Marinate Shrimp

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Mix well everything and it is ready to be fried. You can also rest the shrimp for 10 to 15 minutes

Marinate Shrimp

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In a pan with medium heat, pour sesame oil and place the marinated shrimp one by one

Fry Shrimp

3

Allow the shrimp to fry for 3 to 5 minutes on both sides. Make sure not to over fry which makes the shrimp hard and chewy

Fry Shrimp

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Remove the fried shrimp from the oil and reserve it for later use

Fry Shrimp

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In the same pan with the remaining oil, add ginger, garlic, dry red chili, and sauté until it turns aromatic

Prep Szechuan Shrimp

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Add the scallions and give a quick stir

Prep Szechuan Shrimp

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Now add the fried Shrimp, crushed Szechuan Peppercorns, or Szechuan Sauce and give a good mix. Now the delicious Szechuan Shrimp is ready for you to taste and enjoy

Prep Szechuan Shrimp

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Serve this hot and spicy Szechuan Shrimp with rice, noodles, or dishes of your choice

Serving

9

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