Salt & Pepper Shrimp

Salt & Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Try the best recipe for shrimp! A simple an easy recipe to follow along. Great for the holidays and party tray.
Course holiday, main dish
Cuisine asian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 3/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 lbs Shrimp
  • Oil Any oil is fine.
  • Sliced jalapenos maybe about 1-2 whole jalapeños sliced in circles.
  • 1 cup Chopped green onions
  • ½ cup Sliced onions in shape of a rainbow white or yellow onions slice in rainbow
  • 1/2 cup Red/green bell peppers
  • Salt & black pepper to taste


  • Rinse shrimp and place in bowl or tray for mixing.
  • Add cornstarch and flour to bowl or tray. Mix well until evenly coated.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pot/skillet on medium high until oil is hot.
  • When the oil is ready, add shrimp into the pot. Only add enough to fit the pot.
  • Fry the shrimp for about 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When the shrimp is ready, take out the shrimp from the pot and place it in a new bowl or a new tray for mixing.
  • After all the shrimp is cooked, add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl or tray.
  • Add jalapenos, onions, bell peppers, salt, and pepper to taste. Mix throughly.
  • If everything taste good, then it is ready to be served. You are done!


To add more flavor you can add 1 cup of garlic powder and 1 cup white pepper. You can adjust the amount of seasoning to your taste as well.

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