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Drunkin Shrimp

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on November 26, 2008.



Drunkin Shrimp

  • 1 1/2 cups gin (or 3/4 cup gin and 3/4 cup water)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons Hawaiian salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
  • 1 tablespoon ko choo jung sauce (Korean sauce made from mochi rice and chili peppers)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 5 pounds shrimp (26-30), unpeeled
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix all ingredients except shrimp.
  2. Add shrimp and let stand for a few hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Deep fry shrimp in hot oil until crisp.

Makes about 20 appetizer servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per appetizer serving:
250 calories, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 170 mg cholesterol, 600 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 19 g protein


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