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Egyptian Fried Shrimp

Fried Shrimp done in cumin and chilli

Egyptian Fried Shrimp


1kg peeled shrimps
3 cloves garlic minced
1 tabsp ground cumin
1 tesp salt
Ĺ tasp pepper
Ĺ tesp chilli powder
The juice of one big lemon
Oil to fry


  1. Mmix the garlic, cumin, salt, pepper, chilli and lemon in a large bowl then add the shrimps and mix well (leave it for at least 10 minutes maximum 2 hours
  2. Heat the oil (it needs to be hot otherwise the shrimps is going to be very oily).
  3. Fry the shrimps in patches for 2-3 minutes till nice and golden colour (donít over load the pan) take out on a paper towel to absorb any extra oil.
  4. Serve it with warm pita bread, some green salad and tahini sauce.

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