FRIED SHRIMP

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Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

MY FAMILY LOVES FRIED SHRIMPS AND I REMEMBER MY UNCLE'S RECIPE FOR FRIED SHRIMP AND HOW GOOD THEY WERE, SO I JUST WANTED TO SHARE THIS : )

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
milk
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
hot sauce
2 c
self rising flour
1/4 c
self-rising cornmeal
2 Tbsp
coarse ground black pepper
3 Tbsp
salt
2 lb
medium shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails left on
peanut oil, for frying

How to Make FRIED SHRIMP

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREHEAT OIL TO 375 DEGREES. LINE A BAKING TRAY WITH PAPER TOWELS AND SET ASIDE. IN A SHALLOW BAKING DISH, WHISK TOGETHER MILK, BUTTERMILK AND HOT SAUCE. IN A SEPARATE SHALLOW BAKING DISH, WHISK TOGETHER FLOUR, CORNMEAL, PEPPER AND SALT.
  • 2MAKE SURE YOUR SHRIMP ARE DRY AND DREDGE IN THE DRY MIXTURE FIRST, THEN WET MIXTURE AND FINALLY THE DRY MIXTURE AGAIN. SHAKE OFF EXCESS BETWEEN EACH DREDGING.
  • 3DEEP FRY IN BATCHES, BUT DO NOT OVERLOAD THE FRYER. FRY FOR 2 MINUTES OR UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN. REMOVE FROM OIL WITH A SLOTTED SPOON AND DRAIN ON THE PAPER TOWEL LINED BAKING TRAY. SERVE WARM.

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About FRIED SHRIMP

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood




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