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Crispy Salt and Pepper Geoduck



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (30m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Deep-Fried Geoduck with Salt and Pepper

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large mixing bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt, and black pepper.
  2. 2.Add the sliced geoduck to the bowl and toss until each piece is evenly coated with the cornstarch mixture.
  3. 3.In a deep fryer or large pot, heat the vegetable oil to 375°F (190°C).
  4. 4.Working in batches, carefully add the coated geoduck to the hot oil and fry for 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  5. 5.Remove the fried geoduck from the oil using a slotted spoon and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
  6. 6.Repeat the frying process with the remaining geoduck slices.
  7. 7.Once all the geoduck is fried, transfer it to a serving platter and garnish with thinly sliced green onions.
  8. 8.Serve immediately and enjoy the crispy salt and pepper geoduck!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to pat the geoduck slices dry before coating them with the cornstarch mixture to ensure maximum crispiness.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have a deep fryer, you can use a large pot filled with enough oil to submerge the geoduck slices.
  • chevron_rightServe the crispy geoduck as an appetizer or pair it with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables for a complete meal.