Rock shrimp

rock shrimp

One of the advantages of shrimp is that you can prepare with them a variety of dishes to serve on any occasion, one of those dishes that we loved when we tasted it is the rock shrimp.

It’s a simple meal, easy to prepare and ideal for seafood lovers, every taste of these breaded shrimp leaves you wanting to eat one more!

Ingredients

  • 500 grams of shrimp
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups of vegetable oil
  • 1 liter of milk
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 4 tablespoons sweet and sour chili sauce
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • Pepper and salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Peel and devein the shrimp by making a cut along the length of each of their backs with a knife, remove their intestines and rinse with plenty of water.
  2. Let the shrimp rest in a colander and after 5 minutes soak them in a bowl with milk for 10 minutes.
  3. Place the cornstarch, wheat flour and egg in separate bowls. Add a little pepper to taste to the eggs.
  4. Mix the mayonnaise, Sriracha and chili sauce in a bowl until smooth.
  5. After 10 minutes, coat each shrimp with the cornstarch, then the egg, then the flour.
  6. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan at 170°C and once the oil sizzles, fry the shrimp until they turn golden brown, remove and let them rest on absorbent paper to remove the excess oil.
  7. Finally, dip your rich and crunchy rock shrimp in the delicious sweet and sour sauce you prepared in step 4.

We hope you liked this recipe, shrimp rock is a classic in the coastal areas of Mexico.

It is an inexpensive appetizer, easy to prepare, that doesn’t require a lot of time and is also very coveted by lovers of breaded seafood.

Tips

  • You can accompany these delicious breaded shrimp with flour tortillas or rice, the latter usually mixed with tomato, onion, cilantro and pico de gallo sauce.
  • Fry the shrimp in batches of 6 in plenty of oil and don’t let them cook for more than 4 minutes.
  • Another great combination for this dish is guacamole, it gives it a very fresh touch, not only in taste but also in the presentation of the dish.
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