In a large saucepan, heat 1 inch of vegetable oil to 350°. Wash and cut into 6 cm strips. Spread cornstarch in another shallow bowl. Marinade for 15 minutes. Remove head, visceral, and fin edge of hairtail. Cut fish into bite size pieces. Chinese style deep fried salt and pepper shrimp is a great appetizer or snack with excellent crispy shell and tender inside. Scrape fish scale. In Sichuan province, we are using the mixed salt and Szechuan peppercorn (花椒) as the main flavor of a series of dishes including salt and pepper small potato, salt and pepper mushroom , salt and pepper chicken and etc. In a big bowl, mixes marinates together and add in the fish and set it aside for 15 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste A few dash of Chinese cooking wine Marinate for fish: 1 tbsp of Chinese cooking wine ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 egg white 2 tbsp corn flour 1. Wipe with cooking wine and salt. In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs.