Sesame Seed Crusted Shrimp


1 large egg
1/2 cup hulled sesame seeds
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
12 large shrimp, (about 1/2 pound), peeled and deveined
3/4 cup vegetable oil


In a small bowl, whisk egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water, and set aside. In another small bowl, combine sesame seeds, flour, salt, pepper, and five-spice powder. Dip shrimp in the egg mixture then in the sesame-seed mixture to coat.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp; saute until cooked through and sesame-seed crust is golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Serve shrimp on a bed of sesame noodles.

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