Calabash Style Fried Shrimp
Family Tested & Approved
medium to large shrimp, cleaned, deveined and tails removed
Put flour in a shallow baking dish.
In a separate dish, mix eggs & 1 cup of milk together
Place a heavy cast iron skillet over medium heat. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches or so, into the skillet.
Heat oil over medium-medium high heat.
When oil reaches roughly 375 degrees, dip shrimp in egg mixture and dredge in flour, then place shrimp in hot oil, being careful not to crowd the skillet. Turn shrimp as needed.
Line serving dish with paper towels near skillet.
Cook shrimp for about 2 to 3 minutes or just until golden and crispy. . Remove to paper towels. Salt to taste before serving.
Last Updated: Wed, Sep 9, 2015