Large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tail left on, dusted with a mild chile powder, layed out "unfurled" on a portion of corn tortilla, rolled taquito style and fried. Served six to a platter with pico de gallo and a mild, yellow, creamy dipping sauce on the side. Grab one by its "handle" (the tail sticking out of the end of the rolled taquito), slosh it through the dipping sauce bowl, slide in to mouth, bite down just where the tail meets the tortilla, discard tail, chew and savor the sublime contrast of the crispy tortilla and the softer, yet firm, sweet tasting flesh of the shrimp. The best damn fried shrimp you will ever eat. Perfect crunch offset by the firm, tenderness of flash fried, tasting of the sea, shrimp. Accompany with pints of Hefeweizen.
Where to find it:
That temple of Big Food - Claim Jumper.