Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

Shrimp in a Puff Pastry Crust: A Dazzling Recipe for Your Gourmet Evenings
Puff Pastry Crusted Shrimp Recipe
These 5 ingredient Firecracker Shrimp are the perfect appetizer. Not only are they crispy, crunchy, and juicy, but they are also amazingly addicting.
Firecracker Shrimp in a basket served with sweet chili lime sauce
Firecracker Shrimp
After a busy weekend spent moving, I needed something that was easy to cook up and tasty enough to make me feel like celebrating amongst cardboard boxes. This recipe for delicious firecracker shrimp only requires 5 (count ’em, 5!) ingredients and is super simple to make. With a satisfying crunch and bursting with juicy shrimp, whose to say that these little showstoppers won’t make you see stars?

Ingredients In Firecracker Shrimp
Wrappers – We want to use something that will seal well and crisp up nicely while frying. For instance, wonton, egg roll, or spring roll wrappers all work well for this recipe.
Vegetable oil – Canola oil is a great neutral tasting oil for this recipe, peanut oil and sunflower oil are both good options as well.
Shrimp – Large shrimp are best for this recipe to achieve that perfect blend of crispy and juicy.


Hello to all cooking enthusiasts! Today, let’s dive into the culinary world with a delicious and crispy recipe: shrimp in a puff pastry crust. This refined starter promises an explosion of flavors that will amaze your taste buds. Prepare to become the star of your dinners with friends with this unforgettable recipe. So, put on your aprons and let’s explore the magical world of puff pastry crusted shrimp together!



Get ready to delight your taste buds with this puff pastry crusted shrimp recipe. Here are the magic ingredients you will need:

  • 10 beautiful shrimps (stars of the sea)
  • 1 roll of puff pastry (the red carpet for our shrimp)
  • 1/2 lemon for a touch of freshness
  • A drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt to enhance the taste
  • A pinch of sesame seeds for elegance
  • 1 egg to brown our stars
  • A little advice from friends: Choose quality ingredients, particularly for the shrimp and puff pastry, to guarantee a result that meets your expectations.


Let’s begin the culinary adventure of shrimp in puff pastry. Follow these simple steps to delight your guests:

Carefully remove the heads from the shrimp.
Remove the shell while retaining the tail.

Using a toothpick, remove the dark filament (the intestine).
Wash and dry the shrimp.
Transfer the shrimp to a container and add olive oil, lemon, and a pinch of salt.

Leave to marinate in the refrigerator for a few minutes.
Cut the puff pastry into strips and roll up each shrimp.
Arrange on a plate, brown with the beaten egg, sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake at 190°C for 20 minutes for perfect crispiness.

Continue following this culinary adventure and amaze your guests with this sensational starter!


Tips and Tricks
To ensure the success of your puff pastry crusted shrimp, follow these foolproof tips:

Monitor the cooking in the oven: The shrimp will cook completely in the oven, avoid leaving them too long to avoid making them rubbery.
Thickness of the batter: Use a batter that is not too thick to ensure even cooking of the shrimp.
Preheat your oven: Make sure your oven is preheated to the right temperature for ideal crispiness.
The art of marinating shrimp is essential, so don’t hesitate to let them soak up the flavors before wrapping them in the puff pastry. A marinade with lemon, olive oil, and a pinch of salt will add an unparalleled note of freshness.

You are now ready to shine in the kitchen with this irresistible recipe, but don’t hesitate to add your personal touch. Here are some suggestions to personalize this recipe according to your tastes and preferences:

Vegetarian variation: Replace the shrimp with slices of zucchini marinated in olive oil and herbs.
Low-carb variation: Use almond or coconut-based puff pastry for a lighter version.
Spicy variation: Add a touch of chili or paprika to the marinade for a spicy taste.

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