FRIED SHRIMP

Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

MY FAMILY LOVES FRIED SHRIMPS AND I REMEMBER MY UNCLE'S RECIPE FOR FRIED SHRIMP AND HOW GOOD THEY WERE, SO I JUST WANTED TO SHARE THIS : )

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
milk
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
hot sauce
2 c
self rising flour
1/4 c
self-rising cornmeal
2 Tbsp
coarse ground black pepper
3 Tbsp
salt
2 lb
medium shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails left on
peanut oil, for frying

Step-By-Step

1PREHEAT OIL TO 375 DEGREES. LINE A BAKING TRAY WITH PAPER TOWELS AND SET ASIDE. IN A SHALLOW BAKING DISH, WHISK TOGETHER MILK, BUTTERMILK AND HOT SAUCE. IN A SEPARATE SHALLOW BAKING DISH, WHISK TOGETHER FLOUR, CORNMEAL, PEPPER AND SALT.
2MAKE SURE YOUR SHRIMP ARE DRY AND DREDGE IN THE DRY MIXTURE FIRST, THEN WET MIXTURE AND FINALLY THE DRY MIXTURE AGAIN. SHAKE OFF EXCESS BETWEEN EACH DREDGING.
3DEEP FRY IN BATCHES, BUT DO NOT OVERLOAD THE FRYER. FRY FOR 2 MINUTES OR UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN. REMOVE FROM OIL WITH A SLOTTED SPOON AND DRAIN ON THE PAPER TOWEL LINED BAKING TRAY. SERVE WARM.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood