Crunchy shrimps – A Perfect Method

crunchy shrimps

Image Credits: RDM shrimps

Hello, Welcome to cookwithkemi pages ! So, are you aiming for a crunchy shrimps? this recipe works like magic.
You won’t believe this until you try it. Like I always say, if you are curious to know , you get to know. You must have heard it said in the good book of the lord that,’ seek and you shall find, seek and embrace wisdom, it shall fill your home with pleasant riches.’

Yes, well I had been eating a lot of shrimps, wondering at how perfectly crispy they were, tried different times to achieve the same result until I hit this. This recipe is actually gotten from an old cookbook ( while on my knowledge search) and it works like magic. So is a little shrimps secret I’m sharing with you today, hope you get to try it out.

Please when you do try out this crunchy shrimps recipe, do let us know by leaving your comment down below and passing the recipe down to your neighbours and friends

So let us cook…


160g of shrimps
A tablespoon sugar
A teaspoon baking soda/baking powder
A small bag of ice cubes

How to Achieve a Perfectly Crunchy shrimps

Break up your shrimps in a plate

Place enough water to cover the shrimps in a clean bowl

Add the sugar and baking soda. Stir –the addition of this makes it crunchy

Next, add the shrimps and pour the ice cubes on top

Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes

Bring out the refrigerated shrimps, remove from the cold water and set aside on a plate.

Pour a little veg oil, sesame oil or peanut oil in a wok, allow heating up and place the shrimps in the oil

Fry on both side on medium- high heat. 1-2 minutes. Don’t overcook.

Serve alone or enjoy with your Chinese rice!

Hope this has truly helped someone today if it has, kindly share this little secret, that will help your ‘neighbours’ with their cooking too

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