Fantail Shrimp


Preparation info
  • This recipe serves

    2 to 3

    as a main course with a vegetable and rice. The shrimp are also excellent appetizers; in that case, buy medium shrimp.
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    By Irene Kuo

    Published 1977

    • About

    Plain and simple, this shrimp is closest to the Western conception of deep-frying. Since the shrimp isn’t pretreated or covered with a sauce, the batter becomes important. I am offering you three versions: the egg batter is crisp and fluffy, thicker than the second; the flour and cornstarch batter is crunchy and puffy; and the sesame seed batter is nutty and brittle.