10-12 prawns with head and shell on, cleaned and long whiskers removed
1/2 c cornstarch
1 T Terre Exotique Pink Diamond Rock Salt, ground
1 T freshly ground Terre Exotique Penja peppercorns
1 tsp sugar
1 medium white onion, sliced thin
1-2 jalapenos, sliced thin
1 scallion, cut in 1/2″ pieces
1 T minced garlic
- Combine salt, pepper, and sugar in a small bowl and set aside.
- Heat oil in a large wok to 350°. Dredge shrimp in cornstarch and shake off excess. Fry the shrimp in small batches about 3-4 minutes, until pink/red and crispy. Remove to paper towels to drain.
- Heat a small amount of oil in a clean wok. Add garlic, onions, jalapenos, and scallions and stir fry for about a minute. Add prawns and about a teaspoon of seasoning mixture; stir fry another minute, making sure seasoning coats well.
4. Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle with additional seasoning. Serve immediately.
Photo and recipe courtesy of The Ravenous Couple.