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Gunpowder Green Tea Shrimp Recipe

Gunpowder Green Tea Shrimp

This Asian-Louisiana fusion shrimp recipe uses Chinese Gunpowder Green Tea. Try this out with our Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe

Recipe by Chef Andre Begnaud


  • 2 C Water
  • 2oz Gunpowder Tea
  • 1 T garllc, minced
  • 1 ea star anise
  • 1″ fresh glnger piece
  • 1/2 t peppercorns
  • 1 ea lemon, cut in 1/2
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro
  • 1 lb shrimp, 36-40 count, peeled, deveined


  1. Bring all but shrimp to a boil
  2. Add shrimp & cook until pink. Drain & reserve 1/4 C of liquid for Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe
  3. Chill until needed
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