Easy down home fried shrimp

Easy Down Home Fried Shrimp

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sherry monfils


I got this recipr from my southern sister in law. I love these shrimp w/ a little tartar sauce.


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15 Min
10 Min


  • 1-1/2 c
    oil, either vegetable or canola oil will do.
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
    milk, i used 2%
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb
    lg shrimp, peeled, deveined

How to Make Easy down home fried shrimp


  1. In lg pot, heat oil until hot. In lg, shallow bowl, combine all ingredients, except for shrimp.
  2. Mix until smooth. Dip each shrimp into batter. Drop gently into oil. Fry 2-4 mins, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

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