Almond Fried Shrimp

Almond Fried Shrimp Recipe

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lori herrmann


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


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1 c
2 c
shrimp, jumbo uncooked
1 1/2 c
almonds, sliced
6 c
vegetable oil

How to Make Almond Fried Shrimp


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

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About Almond Fried Shrimp

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

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