Poached Shrimp with Spicy Mayo and Garlic Breadcrumbs

Poached Shrimp with Spicy Mayo and Garlic Breadcrumbs
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 2 lb. jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 per lb.), shelled, with tail segment left intact, and deveined
  • ¼ cup finely chopped scallion
  • 1 Tbs. minced jalapeño; more to taste
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 2-½ Tbs. minced garlic
    • 4 slices home-style white sandwich bread (such as Arnold or Pepperidge Farm)
    • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • Kosher salt
    • 1 Tbs. olive oil or melted butter

Heat the vegetable oil in a small wok or saucepan over high heat until shimmering hot. In a small bowl, mix the garlic with the cornstarch and a pinch of salt. Put the garlic mixture in a fine sieve and shake to remove the excess cornstarch. Fry the garlic in the oil, stirring gently, until the g...

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