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Masala Fried Shrimp
© Jonathan Lovekin

Masala Fried Shrimp

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • STAFF-FAVORITE

This tasty shrimp is brightly flavored and nicely spiced, with an appealing heat that lingers.

  1. 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving
  2. 1 serrano chile, minced
  3. 1 teaspoon garam masala
  4. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  5. 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  6. 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  8. 1 pound shelled and deveined medium shrimp
  9. 1 tablespoon canola oil
  10. 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  11. Kosher salt
  12. 2 scallions, chopped
  13. 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  1. In a bowl, combine the lemon juice, serrano, garam masala, cayenne, turmeric, mustard powder and coriander. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until deeply golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the shrimp, season with salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until curled and white throughout, about 2 minutes. Stir in the scallions and cilantro. Transfer the shrimp to plates and serve with lemon wedges.

Suggested Pairing

Zesty, tropical New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

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