Friday, May 06, 2005

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Salt and Pepper Shrimp (Adapted from Eating Well)

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 cups broccoli slaw
2 tablespoons rice flour
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
12 ounces raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced

In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar. Mix in cabbage and toss well to coat.

In a medium bowl, whisk together rice flour, five-spice powder, pepper and salt. Add shrimp and toss to coat.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add shrimp mixture - cook until they turn opaque and pink, about 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in the jalapeño and continue to cook until the shrimp are cooked through, about 1 minute more. To serve, evenly divide the slaw mixture between two plates and top each portion with the cooked shrimp.

Makes 2 servings.

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  1. Shrimp are always a good turn to for quick and easy and this recipe looks like it has lots of flavors going on. It will be going in my to try pile for sure.

  2. Thanks, Joe!

    That looks delicious. I just bought my first-ever packet of organic 5-spice powder and was looking for something to do with it.

    You're right on time, as always!

  3. Laurie - I agree, that is one nice thing about shrimp!

    Hereandthere - Thanks! I hope you were able to make it!