Go Back

SALT AND PEPPER SHRIMP WITH LEEKS

Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoon salt add the salt slowly depending in your taste. For me, however, 1 tsp was enough
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon sugar adjust accordingly depending in your taste
  • 1 pound peeled raw jumbo shrimp
  • 2 tablespoon peanut oil OR any regular oil you have this is for cooking the shrimp
  • 1 red chili seeded and finely chopped ( you can skip this if you do not like it spicy)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 stem leek thinly sliced. you can skip the leeks if you want

Instructions
 

  • Finely grind peppercorn in a mortar ( there are peppercorn available in the store that has a grinder, you can use that one)
  • Mix the salt, pepper, sugar and peppercorn in a large bowl. Set aside
  • Rinse the peeled shrimp under cold water,pat dry. Add them in in the salt,pepper, sugar and peppercorn mixture. Mix completely to coat the spices will coat the shrimps.
  • Heat the oil in the pan.
  • Add the shrimp chili,ginger and garlic, leeks ( if adding) and stir fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until the shrimps are cooked through and has changed their color
  • Add the salt and pepper (if desired) and stir fry for another minute. ( season depending on how salty you want it)
  • Transfer to a bowl or place and serve immediately.

Notes

I re-checked the Nutritional fact 4 times to make sure that this meal does not contain cholesterol but it kept on saying no cholesterol. As I know, shrimps has a lot of cholesterol. Well, guess I have to list the Nutrition facts regardless.
Ciao!