ForeverTasty | Crispy Shrimps & Salsa

ForeverTasty | Crispy Shrimps & Salsa

Preparation : 15 mins ·Cooking : 20 minsServes 4



For 4 people

For the Salsa: - 2 medium blanched and peeled tomatoes - 2 garlic cloves chopped - 2 Tbsp jalapeños chopped - 1 Tbsp fresh coriander chopped - 1 tsp salt - 1 tsp cumin powder

For the Shrimps: - 12 -15 Cleaned and deveined Jumbo/Large shrimps - 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour - 1tsp salt - 1tsp black pepper - 1 Large Egg - 1 cup of Panko breadcrumbs (You can also use toasted regular breadcrumbs instead) - 1 Tbsp dried Parsley - 1 Tbsp Shredded Parmesan cheese


Step 1

Directions: As shown in the video, in your blender cup, take your blanched tomatoes, add the 2 garlic cloves, 2Tbsp chopped Jalapenos, 1 Tbsp chopped Fresh coriander, 1tsp salt and 1tsp cumin powder and 2 Tbsp Lime Juice. Blend in bursts, and until they reach a coarse texture. After that add 2 small, chopped tomatoes and 1 small onion, chopped and blend for an additional 2 to 3 seconds. Be careful, not to over blend. Add 1 tsp of sugar and stir, your salsa is now ready to serve! In a deep plate, take the large shrimps and pat them dry with a paper towel. Season them well with salt and white pepper and set aside. For the coating, take 1/2 a cup of all-purpose flour and mix in 1 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of black pepper in it. In a separate bowl, take 1 large egg and whisk it well. In a separate plate, take 1 cup of the panko breadcrumbs and add 1 Tbsp dried parsley and 1 Tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese into the breadcrumbs. Coat each shrimp carefully one by one, coating in the flour mixture first, then the egg and finally coating it well in the breadcrumbs. Deep Fry the shrimps on medium high heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown, add fresh parsley on your shrimps and serve with fresh homemade salsa!

Recipe Story

A Symphony of Crunch and Zest

In the realm of culinary exploration, there are moments of revelation when seemingly disparate ingredients unite to create a gastronomic masterpiece. One such revelation is the harmonious marriage of crispy shrimps and zesty salsa. This remarkable fusion epitomizes the culinary journey that transcends borders, inviting flavors from the sea and the vibrant soul of Mexico to dance on your palate.

The Allure of Shrimps:

Shrimps, with their tender yet robust texture, have long been celebrated as oceanic treasures. These succulent morsels carry the essence of the sea, delivering a delicate sweetness accented by a hint of brininess. It's their versatility, however, that truly sets them apart. Whether grilled to perfection, sautéed in garlic and butter, or deep-fried for that satisfying crunch, shrimps offer a canvas upon which culinary dreams come to life.

The Vibrant Charisma of Salsa:

Salsa, on the other hand, is a testament to the culinary diversity of Mexico. Salsa is a beloved condiment, celebrated for its ability to elevate any dish it graces. Its repertoire spans from mild and tangy to fiery and bold, promising a taste sensation that transcends boundaries. The marriage of tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and chilies, combined with the bright acidity of lime juice, creates a vibrant salsa that is both invigorating and irresistible.

The Fusion of Two Worlds:

The concept of uniting crispy shrimps with zesty salsa is a culinary revelation that bridges continents. It embodies the art of culinary fusion, drawing from the coastal treasures of seafood and the passionate heart of Mexican cuisine. The shrimps' crispy exterior, whether achieved through frying or grilling, perfectly complements the salsa's vivacious flavors. This harmonious blend delivers an experience that's not just a dish but a journey to a culinary symphony of flavors.