Crispy Shrimp Poppers
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...
20uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 ozcream cheese, softened
1 cap flour
2eggs, lightly beaten
2 cpanko bread crumbs
·oil for deep fat frying
How to Make Crispy Shrimp Poppers
- 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!