Tom Rang Muoi (Salt and pepper shrimps) – Crispy Recipe

If you’re craving a crunchy and savoury snack, tôm rang muối is the answer ! It literally translates to Roasted Salted Shrimp, but is more commonly found on the Google under the title “Salt and Pepper shrimps”. What is it? It is a crunchy bite size delight, coated in a flavourful salty seasoning, which makes it the perfect afternoon companion. Also, tôm rang muối is surprisingly quite easy to make! So salty snack it is today. Let’s get to work :

Tom Rang Muoi recipe ingredients :

THE SEASONING : note, the proportions below created waaaayyy much seasoning than needed. Only add to your taste to the shrimps, and keep the rest for rainy days

  • 1 teaspoon of peppercorn (black or white)
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • pinch of chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chicken powder stock


  • 12 medium size shrimps with head and tail
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • green onions
  • coriander to your taste
  • shrimp crackers

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