Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Iris

iris mccall


Love, these at Hoe Toy Chop Suey in Chicago, this comes pretty close to their version, they've been there since I was a child, and continue to draw crowds. I figured since I eat so many, I could do my wallet a favor and make my own, lol!!


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10 Min
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2 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
2 tsp
szechwan peppercorns
1 tsp
1 lb
peeled jumbo shrimp
2 Tbsp
peanut oil
1 tsp
ginger, fresh grated
3 clove
garlic, crushed
green onions for garnish

How to Make Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Iris


  • 1Finely grind the salt, pepper, and peppercorns in a spice grinder or with a motar and pestle.
  • 2Rinse shrimp under cold running water, pat dry and set aside.
  • 3Heat the oil in preheated skillet or wok if you have one. Add the shrimp, chili, ginger and garlic and stir fry for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through and have changed color.
  • 4Add the salt and pepper mixture to the wok and stir fry for 1 minute longer.
  • 5Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with the onions and serve immediately. NOTE: You can ditch the rice and serve as an appetizer with shrimp crackers also.

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About Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Iris

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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