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Eight flavored Shrimp

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  Medium raw shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For pepper salt mixture
  Chinese five spice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground toasted sichuan peppercorns To Taste
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Finely chopped shallot 1 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh chili pepper 1 Small, seeded and finely chopped
  Shredded lettuce 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Combine shrimp with cornstarch and salt.
Stir well and set aside for 10 minutes.
Combine pepper-salt mixture in a small bowl and set aside.
Cooking Set wok in a ring stand and add oil to a depth of about 2 inches.
Over high heat, bring oil to 360°F.
Add shrimp, half at a time, and cook for 1 minute or until shrimp feel firm and turn pink.
Lift out shrimp and drain on paper towels.
Remove all but 1 tablespoon oil from wok.
Add shallot, ginger, garlic, and chili pepper and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 5 seconds.
Return cooked shrimp.
Add pepper-salt mixture and cook, tossing to mix well, for about 30 seconds.
Serve warm or at room temperature over shredded lettuce.

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Eight Flavored Shrimp Recipe