Garlic Shrimp in a Basket

What's not to love about a deep-fried potato basket topped with garlicky goodness?


  • 14 large shrimp, washed and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper
  • 20 grams butter
  • 1 potato
  • 1 tablespoon flour


  1. Combine olive oil, white wine, garlic and salt. Marinate shrimp in mixture for 1 hour.
  2. Julienne the potato. Sprinkle potato sticks with flour.
  3. Prepare two colanders the same size.
  4. Arrange the potato sticks so that they are evenly distributed inside the colander. Place the other colander right on top of the potatoes.
  5. Deep-fry in hot oil at 170 degrees C. Once they are crispy and golden brown, take the potato basket out and drain on paper towel.
  6. Melt butter in a frying pan. Add in the marinated shrimp and cook until they change color.
  7. Transfer the cooked shrimp into the potato basket and pour over any remaining sauce.
  8. Season with pepper and sprinkle on chopped parsley before serving.