Pepper shrimp is a recipe that has been influenced by our Chinese heritage on the island, however like all other trini recipes, this one has advanced to a more trini type Chinese recipe in our major stream trini cooking. Initially, the strategy is slightly totally different (no less than how we do it is!) to traditional Chinese cooking. How I like to put it, is that it starts of Chinese however by the end of its cooking the pepper shrimp turns into Trini.
The Origin of Pepper Shrimp
What I want to think makes Pepper Shrimp very Trini is the quantity of ketchup that is used. If you already know anything in regards to the trini palate, you’ll know that we love ketchup. Added to that, there is also the, distinctly trini, seasonings that we use: there’s lots of chadon beni, chive and garlic.
Pepper shrimp is in fact peppery and spicy, and to me a bit lava-ish, however being carried out trini fashion makes it mouthwateringly delectable. It’s like a love/ hate relationship or, as I might put it, a candy/ hot relationship: you’re seduced by the sweet exotic tasting sauce, solely to be stung by the peppery finish, however you can’t stop now as a result of the sauce already has you tootoolbay for extra.
Making Trini Style Pepper Shrimp
For this Trinidad pepper shrimp recipe we’re doing it with the shell on, in order that the sauce may really soak into the shrimp. After all you would do it with out the shell: it’s just a matter of preference. I’m very aware that some people don’t prefer to cease to take out the shell when having fun with this spicy shrimp delight.
This trini model pepper shrimp is a certain winner in our kitchen and when you grasp it, it will be in yours too. It goes nice as a facet with fried rice and maybe something you can consider: probably with Hops bread too who is aware of! One thing for positive is that it might absolutely add some spice to your life! Here’s pepper shrimp trinistyle. Enjoy!
The Pepper Shrimp Recipe
- 1 lb shrimp
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp grated ginger
- 1 med. candy pepper
- 1 small carrot
- 1 sizzling pepper
- 2 pimento peppers
- 2 cloves garlic, grated
- 4 leaves chadon beni, chopped
- 1 small onion
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp lime juice
- 2 chives (divided), chopped
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- Add the new pepper and fry for 1 minute.
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