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Stir Fry Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Russ Myers


Pairs nicely with Prosecco

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 Servings
15 Min


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1 lb
raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed
sea salt or kosher salt
2 tsp
3/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp
sea salt or kosher salt
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 clove
garlic (large), chopped
serrano pepper, seeded and chopped
green onions, chopped (separate the white onion from the green leafy portion)

How to Make Stir Fry Salt and Pepper Shrimp


  • 1Soak shrimp in lightly salted water (1 to 2 tsp sea salt) for 5 minutes. Drain, rinse in cool water and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle cornstarch over shrimp and gently toss to coat.
  • 2In a small bowl, stir together ground pepper and salt and set aside.

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a wok or large saute pan on medium high heat. Add shrimp and stir fry until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from pan and keep warm.
  • 3Wipe pan clean. Add remaining 1 tbsp of oil and stir fry garlic, serrano pepper, white portion of onion, salt and pepper for 1 minute or until tender and aromatic. Add shrimp back into pan and stir fry until coated with mixture and shrimp is tender.
  • 4Garnish with remaining green onion and serve plain or over rice.

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About Stir Fry Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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