Nilasing na Hipon (Drunken Shrimps)

Nilasing na hipon or drunken shrimps is actually battered fried shrimps and  marinated with Worcestershire Sauce, red chili, salt with a mixture of alcoholic beverage like gin or beer. The shrimps are not peeled and fried whole so you have to make sure the shells are crispy enough before removing it from the frying pan.

Advertisements

To cook nilasing na hipon; Remove whiskers of shrimps. Marinate shrimps in salt, pepper, garlic, Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, gin or beer and chili for about 30 minutes. Drain. Combine flour and cornstarch and toss in marinated shrimps. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Nilasing na Hipon (Drunken Shrimps)
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Author:
Recipe type: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo small shrimps, washed
  • ½ cup gin or beer
  • 1½ tbsp salt
  • 2 pcs chopped red chili (optional)
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¾ cup cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsps garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsps all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsps Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
  • oil for deep frying
Instructions
How to cook Nilasing na Hipon
  1. Remove whiskers of shrimps.
  2. Marinate shrimps in salt, pepper, garlic, Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, gin or beer and chili for about 30 minutes.
  3. Drain. Combine flour and cornstarch and toss in marinated shrimps.
  4. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. Serve hot. Serves 6.

 

Advertisements

Nilasing na Hipon