Camaron Rebosado recipe is one of those Filipino dishes which admittedly looks like a fusion of different cuisines: Spanish because of its name, Japanese because of the way the dish looks, and Chinese because of the dip.
Author:Recipe ni Juan
Prep Time:30 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:1 hour
Fresh Calamansi or Lemon Juice (enough to marinate 2 lb pack of Shrimp)
2 lbs (1 kilo) Shrimp, uncooked, peeled and deveined with tails intact
2 cups all purpose Flour or Panko Bread Crumbs
1 1/2 teaspoon Salt, or to taste
2 Eggs, lightly beaten
Enough Oil for frying
Place the prepared uncooked shrimp in a bowl. Pour enough lemon juice to cover the shrimp. Stir and marinate for about 20 minutes.
In another bowl, combine the flour or panko bread crumbs and the salt. Drain the shrimps and dredge in the mixture. Dip in the beaten eag andd then dredge in the flour/breadcrumb mixture again.
Heat the oil to about 350 F (or medium heat). Fry the shrimp in batches until golden brown. Drain the fried shrimps in a colander lined with paper towel. Repeat until everything is fried.
Serve immediately with sweet and sour or sweet chilli sauce.