How To: Make Filipino nilasing na hipon (drunken shrimp)

Make Filipino nilasing na hipon (drunken shrimp)

Nilasing na hipon translates to drunken shrimp and it gets it's name because the shrimp are soaked in wine before they are breaded and fried. The alcohol will cook off and you will be left with this delicious Filipino shrimp and vegetable dish.


1 lb shrimp, head on

1/2 cup whiskey

1 tbsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 cup all-purpose flour

vegetable oil

Cooking Procedure:

1. Trim tendrils of shrimps with scissors. Wash and drain.

2. In a bowl, combine shrimp, whiskey, salt and pepper. Marinate shrimp for around 30-45 minutes. Drain.

3. In a bowl, toss marinated shrimp with flour to coat evenly.

4. Heat oil in a pan. Deep-fry shrimp until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve with spicy vinegar dip (as follows).

* To prepare spicy vinegar dip, just mix together, 2tbsp vinegar, a pinch of salt and pepper, 1 red hot chili (siling labuyo), chopped and 1 clove garlic, chopped.

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