Real Good Fish | Recipe | Salt & Pepper Ridgeback Shrimp | via Bon Appetit Ingredients - SERVINGS: 4 - 1½ pound shell-on large shrimp - 3 tablespoons cornstarch - 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper - 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided - 1 cup vegetable oil - 1 teaspoon Sichuan pe.
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Salt & Pepper Ridgeback Shrimp
Ingredients

via Bon Appetit 

Ingredients
SERVINGS: 4
1½ pound shell-on large shrimp
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, ground
1 Fresno chile, thinly sliced, seeds removed if desired
½ cup fresh cilantro leaves with tender stems

 

Preparation
ACTIVE: 15 MIN TOTAL: 15 MIN
Using kitchen shears, cut along the backs of shrimp through shells and just deep enough to expose veins; remove veins. Pat shrimp dry. Whisk cornstarch, black pepper, and ¾ tsp. salt in a large bowl; add shrimp and toss to coat.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in 2 batches, fry shrimp until golden, crisp, and cooked through, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to paper towels and let drain, then toss in a medium bowl with Sichuan peppercorns and remaining ¾ tsp. salt. Add chile and cilantro to bowl and toss to combine.