Almond Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Almond Fried Shrimp

lori herrmann

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@txsdoll65

you can also add grapenut flakes to this or instead of the almonds


pinch tips: How to Peel & Devein Shrimp


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Ingredients

1 c
flour
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salt
2 c
milk
4
eggs
12
shrimp, jumbo uncooked
1 1/2 c
almonds, sliced
6 c
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel, devein and butterfly shrimp, leaving tails intact.
2
Line large baking sheet with waxed paper.
3
Place flour in medium bowl; add salt.
4
Whisk milk and eggs in large bowl.
5
Dredge shrimp (not tails) in seasoned flour; shake off excess.
6
Dip shrimp (not tails) in milk mixture.
7
Press almonds over shrimp, coating all but tails.
8
Place shrimp on prepared sheet and curl tails up over shrimp.
9
Freeze until firm, about 1 1/2 hours. (Can be prepared up to 1 day ahead. Cover with foil.)
10
Heat oil in heavy large saucepan to 350.
11
Loosen shrimp from paper.
12
Add frozen shrimp to oil in batches and cook until deep golden brown, about 3 minutes.
13
Transfer to paper towels using slotted spoon and let drain.
14
Divide shrimp among plates. Serve with cocktail sauce, tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy