Buffalo Shrimp Recipe

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Buffalo Shrimp

Gary Hancq


Enjoyed this treat for the first time when I happened upon "Danny's Pub" near the Fox Valley Shopping Mall in Aurora, Ill. at lunch time, while working toward my second retirement, 7 or 8 years ago. It wasn't a Beer Stop -- It was a Shrimp Stop.

From that first sampling I was hooked and made many stops at "Danny's". Never did manage to beg, barter or borrow the recipe from those folks.

Next best thing -- Discern the tastes and attempt to duplicate it.

This comes close and is one of my favorite sauces for Breaded Shrimp and Hot Wings.

★★★★★ 1 vote
One or a crowd
10 Min
20 Min


large breaded shrimp a few or enough for a crowd
oil for frying or deep frying


1/2 c
frank's red hot buffalo wing sauce
1/3 stick
1/3 c
real lemon or real lime
1/4 tsp
tabasco sauce (optional for added heat)
1/3 c
ketchup prefer heinz


celery and carrot sticks and a bleu cheese and/or a ranch dressing for dipping


1As with most things I have to try to take a good thing and try to make it better. Wouldn't know how to survive, if I couldn't put a personal touch to things. So this is what I do to Franks Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce, to make it my own.
2In microwave proof bowl combine the sauce ingredients and nuke on high for 3 minutes. It will sput and spatter so cover with a paper towel. After 3 minutes remove and mix well and combine. If needed nuke an additional 2 or 3 minutes, and again stir well. Makes about 1 1/2 cups. I make additional and store in a mason jar in fridge for up to two weeks
3Fry Breaded Shrimp in 1/4 inch oil in fry pan, or use deep fryer. Don't over fry or brown. Pour on warm sauce and combine well. Serve.
4A salad of greens or cottage cheese and sliced tomatoes along with a bread or roll of choice are fine accompaniments to Buffalo Shrimp. Fried Onion Rings would also work well. As would a little MGD or Beck's to quench the thirst and ease the fire.

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