Egyptian Fried Shrimp

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Simply delicious shrimp that are just a step to the east of ordinary.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 kg
peeled shrimps
3
cloves garlic minced
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
powdered chilli
1
large lemon, juice of
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the garlic, cumin, salt, pepper, chilli and lemon in a large bowl then add the shrimps and mix well (leave it for at least 10 minutes to a maximum 2 hours
2
Heat the oil (it needs to be hot otherwise the shrimps is going to be very oily).
3
Fry the shrimps in batches for 2-3 minutes till nicely golden in color (don’t over load the pan) place on a paper towel to absorb any extra oil.
4
Serve it with warm pita bread, some green salad and tahini sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: African
Other Tag: Quick & Easy