Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe

This easy salt and pepper shrimp recipe from Fulton friend Eat Cho Food is shrimply the best! Pro tip: stay in and make this 5-ingredient, ready in 10 takeout classic for your beloved on Valentine’s Day.


  • 2 lbs wild caught shell-on shrimp
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 jalapeños - sliced
  • Fried garlic
  • Canola oil for frying


  1. Pat shrimp dry. Place rice flour and 1 tsp of salt in a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Heat 1” of oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Working in batches, coat the shrimp in rice flour and then carefully place in the hot oil. Fry on one side for 2 minutes and then flip to cook for 1-2 more minutes. Place fried shrimp on a platter lined with a paper towel. Repeat with remaining shrimp.
  4. Toss fried shrimp with salt, pepper, sliced jalapeños, and fried garlic. Serve immediately.


Shell-On Gulf Shrimp