Crispy Shrimp Poppers

Cassie *


I was going through my TOH mags from years past...picking out recipes I've tried...and this one was excellent...its from my Aug/ Sept 2007 issue...

Make a double batch, especially if for a party, because everyone will love them...this recipe has been tested and approved by my family...Enjoy!!

Photo is not mine. Courtesy of TOH...

pinch tips: How to Peel & Devein Shrimp



20 shrimp


40 Min


5 Min


Deep Fry


uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 oz
cream cheese, softened
bacon strips
1 c
ap flour
eggs, lightly beaten
2 c
panko bread crumbs
oil for deep fat frying

Directions Step-By-Step

Butterfly the shrimp along the outside curves. Spread about 1 teaspoon cream cheese inside each shrimp.
Cut bacon strips in half lengthwise; wrap a piece around each shrimp and secure with toothpicks.

In three separate shallow bowls, place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs. Coat the shrimp with flour; dip into eggs, then coat with bread crumbs.

In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°.

Fry shrimp, a few at a time, for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Discard toothpicks before serving.

These babies are delicious!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American