Fried Shrimp Po'boys Recipe

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Fried Shrimp Po'Boys

Jamallah Bergman


When you think of these yummy sandwiches, you'll really be thinking of New Orleans.

★★★★★ 2 votes


1 lb
uncooked large shrimp,peeled and deveined
1/2 c
dry italian breadcrumbs
1 large
1 large
egg yolk
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp
fine cracker meal*
1 clove
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
additional cracker meal
vegetable oil
french rolls, split,toasted
purchased tartar sauce
shredded lettuce
sliced tomato
hot pepper sauce


1Combine shrimp,breadcrumbs,egg,egg yolk,parsley,cracker meal,garlic and cayenne pepper in a processor. Using on/off turns, process until shrimp is finely chopped but not pasty. Form mixture into 24 balls,using 2 tbsp for each. Roll balls into cracker meal.
2Pour vegetable oil to depth of 3 inches in heavy large pot. Heat oil to 325. Working in batches,fry shrimp balls until golden brown,turning occasionally,about 5 minutes. Using slotted spoon,transfer shrimp balls to paper towels and drain.
3Place 3 shrimp balls on bottom half of each roll. Top with tartar sauce,lettuce and tomato,then roll tops. Serve immediately,passing hot sauce separately.
4*Ground saltine crackers would work in place of cracker meal

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy