Shrimp in Trenchcoats - Gambas en Gabardinas
Makes 8 as a tapa servings.
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
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1 pound raw jumbo shrimp, peeled
A few threads of saffron
1 egg, beaten
4 tbsp water
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1/2 cup flour
Virgin olive oil for deep frying
Make a batter with the egg, water, salt, bicarbonate, flour, and saffron. It should have the consistency of pancake batter. Let it rest one hour. Dip the peeled prawns in the batter and fry them in hot oil until they are golden on all sides. Drain on kitchen paper and serve hot.
Recipe courtesy of Spain GourmeTour magazine.
THIS RECIPE FEATURES:
Princesa de Minaya Saffron, D.O. La Mancha
All Natural$14.95 SN-09
- The best saffron in Spain
- Grown by a small family in La Mancha
- Hand toasted, hand harvested
- Deeper color and powerful flavor
- Select Category, Class I; DO La Mancha