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 : )


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT 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.
2
MAKE 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.
3
DEEP 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