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Firecracker Shrimp
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13 INGREDIENTS • 14 STEPS • 1HR

Firecracker Shrimp

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Shrimp are a great seafood ingredients to cook with; they’re quick to cook, absorbent to any kind of spices and flavoring you use and they are super delicious!
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Shrimp are a great seafood ingredients to cook with; they’re quick to cook, absorbent to any kind of spices and flavoring you use and they are super delicious!
1HR
Total Time
$1.51
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Jumbo Shrimp
12
Jumbo Shrimp, thawed
Spring Roll Wrappers
6
Spring Roll Wrappers
Vegetable Oil
as needed
Vegetable Oil
or Any Oil for Frying
Sriracha
3 Tbsp
Sriracha
or Hot Sauce
Rice Vinegar
1/2 Tbsp
Sesame Oil
1 tsp
Sesame Oil
Garlic
3 cloves
Lime
1/2
Salt
to taste
Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
207
Fat
2.3 g
Protein
16.0 g
Carbs
29.0 g
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step 1
Start by preparing a marinade for the shrimp. In a shallow bowl or zip lock bag, add the Sriracha (3 Tbsp), Rice Vinegar (1/2 Tbsp) and Sesame Oil (1 tsp) and Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp). Then grate peeled Garlic (3 cloves) directly into the bowl.
step 1 Start by preparing a marinade for the shrimp. In a shallow bowl or zip lock bag, add the Sriracha (3 Tbsp), Rice Vinegar (1/2 Tbsp) and Sesame Oil (1 tsp) and Soy Sauce (1 Tbsp). Then grate peeled Garlic (3 cloves) directly into the bowl.
step 2
Zest half the Lime (1/2), then cut it and squeeze it's juice into the marinade.
step 2 Zest half the Lime (1/2), then cut it and squeeze it's juice into the marinade.
step 3
Season the marinade with a sprinkling of Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 3 Season the marinade with a sprinkling of Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 4
Stir all the ingredients well to mix them, and add some Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) to balance out all the flavors.
step 4 Stir all the ingredients well to mix them, and add some Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) to balance out all the flavors.
step 5
Toss the Jumbo Shrimp (12) in the bowl or bag and gently mix them around with a spoon to coat them well in the marinade. Cover and place the marinated shrimp in the fridge for 15-30 minutes.
step 5 Toss the Jumbo Shrimp (12) in the bowl or bag and gently mix them around with a spoon to coat them well in the marinade. Cover and place the marinated shrimp in the fridge for 15-30 minutes.
step 6
Mix All-Purpose Flour (1 Tbsp) with a little bit of water to make a paste to help seal the wrappers.
step 7
Prepare the Spring Roll Wrappers (6) by placing wrapper on a cutting board diagonally so it looks like a diamond shape.
step 7 Prepare the Spring Roll Wrappers (6) by placing wrapper on a cutting board diagonally so it looks like a diamond shape.
step 8
Then cut it in half and repeat with the rest of the wrappers.
step 8 Then cut it in half and repeat with the rest of the wrappers.
step 9
Place a shrimp on the left side of the wrapper with the tail sticking out and fold over the left corner, wrapping the shrimp as tightly as you can.
step 9 Place a shrimp on the left side of the wrapper with the tail sticking out and fold over the left corner, wrapping the shrimp as tightly as you can.
step 10
Then fold the top corner down, making sure to cover the top end of the shrimp. Roll the shrimp as tightly as possible and as straight as you can manage until there's just a little corner left.
step 10 Then fold the top corner down, making sure to cover the top end of the shrimp. Roll the shrimp as tightly as possible and as straight as you can manage until there's just a little corner left.
step 11
Using your finger, apply a little of the flour paste to the corner of the wrapper and seal it.
step 11 Using your finger, apply a little of the flour paste to the corner of the wrapper and seal it.
step 12
Repeat the same wrapping method for the rest of the shrimp.
step 12 Repeat the same wrapping method for the rest of the shrimp.
step 13
In a pan, add about an inch or so of Vegetable Oil (as needed) to fry the shrimp. Heat the oil through on medium-high. Fry the shrimp in small batches and cook them for 2-3 minutes on each side till golden brown.
step 13 In a pan, add about an inch or so of Vegetable Oil (as needed) to fry the shrimp. Heat the oil through on medium-high. Fry the shrimp in small batches and cook them for 2-3 minutes on each side till golden brown.
step 14
Serve hot with some sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
step 14 Serve hot with some sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
American
Asian
Snack
Kid-Friendly
Game Day
Seafood
Shellfish
Side Dish
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