Photo: Kana Okada; Stylist: Phillipa Brathwaite
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
20 Mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 5 shrimp and 1 1/4 cups snow pea salad)



These fresh shrimp require very little seasoning beyond a pinch of salt and some lemon juice. You can make the whole dish, start to finish, in just 25 minutes! Serve with Snow Pea and Radish Salad With Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season shrimp with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Put 1/2 cup flour on a plate. Combine remaining 1 1/2 cups flour and seltzer in a bowl; mixture should be lumpy and thin.

Step 2

When the oil is hot, dredge the shrimp lightly in flour, tapping to remove excess; dip the shrimp in seltzer batter. Add shrimp to skillet without crowding (work in batches, using remaining 1 tablespoon oil); cook, turning shrimp once or twice, until lightly browned and cooked through (about 5 minutes total).

Step 3

Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Serve with lemon wedges and snow pea salad.

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