Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce

Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce

Summertime appetizers galore are happening’ in my kitchen these days. Loving these crunchy shrimps with zhoug sauce. You can serve just like this as an appetizer or make it a meal by stirring the zhoug sauce all over the crunchy shrimp and mixing with your favorite greens and some rice. um YUM.

This is a simple marinade and dredge of just flour, no breading so it’s super simple to make with most likely ingredients already in your pantry.

For the zhoug sauce, I love to make this one when I want to clear out my herbs that may be going bad and salvage them in this beautiful and delicious way.

Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce
Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce

Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp

  • 2 eggs (beaten)

  • 2 cups flour (season with salt, pepper and paprika)

  • 2 cups Filippo Berio Extra Light Tasting Olive Oil (for frying)

For the Zhoug Sauce

  • 1 bundle cilantro (with stems)

  • 1 bundle parsley

  • 1 bundle mint

  • 2 jalapeños or serranos

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 1 teaspoon cardamon

  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes

  • juice of 1 lime

  • 3/4th cup olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a food processor or blender, pulse all your zhoug sauce ingredients. Set aside.

Next, heat up your oil in a deep skillet on medium-high. Start to assemble your shrimp by placing in the beaten eggs and then the seasoned flour. Fry until golden brown and cooked inside (about 10 minutes).

Serve with your sauce + enjoy! #filippoberio

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Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce
Crunchy Shrimp with Zhoug Sauce