creole style shrimp loaves

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By Anna Sims
from Oceanside, CA

This was a recipe I actually got from my God son, who asked me to make this for him and it was the best shrimp sandwich I ever had! His family is Creole and his grandmother use to own a resteraunt and I'm pretty sure the recipe was hers. For a sandwich, it's slightly time consuming as you must remove the tail from the shrimp, batter and fry, but for a meal, not that time consuming and I find them to be very filling.

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For creole style shrimp loaves

  • 2 lbs
    raw jumbo shrimp (deveined and peeled))
  • 3/4 c
    corn meal
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 2
    eggs
  • 6
    french rolls
  • miracle whip or mayonaise (your preference)
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes sliced
  • sweet bread & butter chip pickles
  • tabasco hot sauce
  • to taste
    garlic salt, season salt, obay seasoning and pepper
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How To Make creole style shrimp loaves

  • 1
    Clean shrimp, devein, peel and remove tail, then season
  • 2
    To make batter; beat eggs in small bowl, combine corn meal and flour in seperate bowl and coat shrimp in eggs, then in flour and corn meal mixture
  • 3
    Fry shrimp on medium to medium high heat or in deep fryer
  • 4
    While shrimp is frying, butter French rolls and toast in oven and slice tomatoes and lettuce for sandwiches
  • 5
    Once French rolls are toasted and shrimp is cooked, build sandwiches by first spreading miracle whip on rolls, then lining shrimp across rolls, then lettuce, then tomatoes, then pickles, then sprinkle desired amount of hot sauce

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