Salt-And-Pepper Spicy Shrimp

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2 tb garlic; Finely chopped
1 ts Sugar
2 ts fresh ginger; Minced, peeled
2 ts Coarse salt; or kosher salt
2 tb scallions; Finely chopped
2 Fresh red chile peppers
1 lb shrimp; Large
2 tb Salt
2 c Peanut oil; for deep frying
1 ts Roasted Sichuan peppercorns

Original recipe makes 4



TO CLEAN THE SHRIMP, remove the feathery legs and blot the shrimp dry with paper towels. In a small bowl, combine the coarse salt, peppercorns, and sugar and set aside. In another small bowl, combine the garlic, ginger, scallions and the chopped chilies. Heat a wok or deep skillet until it is hot and add the oil. When the oil is very hot and smoking, add the shrimp and deep-fry for about 1 minute or until they are pink. Remove them immediately with a slotted spoon and drain well. Pour off all but 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil and reheat the wok. Add the salt-peppercorns-sugar mixture and stir-fry for 10 seconds. Add the garlic-ginger-scallion-chiles mixture and stir-fry for 10 seconds. Return the shrimp to the wok and stir-fry over high heat for about 2 minutes until the spices have thoroughly coated the outer shell of the shrimp. Transfer the shrimp to a serving platter and serve at once.

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