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fried panko shrimp

Recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

These shrimp are so good and so easy to make! The breading is crunchy and light, and seasoned just right. Perfect as either a main course or as an hors d'oeuvre at your next cocktail party, they're guaranteed to disappear quickly!

yield 2 -4 (Cook time is per each of 3-4 batches)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 2 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried panko shrimp

  • 1 lb
    raw medium shrimp, peeled & deveined, thawed
  • 1 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs, plain
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    louisiana brand seafood seasoning (or your favorite)
  • 1/2 tsp
    lawry's seasoned salt (or your fave)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 5 lg
    egg whites, lightly beaten
  • cooking oil for frying

How To Make fried panko shrimp

  • 1
    Gather ingredients.
  • 2
    Rinse and drain thawed shrimp.
  • 3
    To a zipper type bag, add panko crumbs, flour, seafood seasoning, seasoned salt and salt; zip bag closed and shake well to combine dry ingredients. Set aside.
  • 4
    Add shrimp to bowl with egg whites, stirring to thoroughly coat.
  • 5
    Add enough oil to your favorite fryer/dutch oven, etc... to allow shrimp to float a bit as it cooks. Heat oil to about 325 degrees F.
  • 6
    Working in batches, add about 1/4 to 1/3 of the shrimp to the bag containing panko mixture; shake to coat shrimp.
  • 7
    Quickly add shrimp to hot oil. Fry for approximately 2 minutes until golden brown, turning at least once.
  • 8
    Use a spider or large slotted spoon to remove to paper toweling; repeat breading and frying in batches.
  • 9
    Serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauces.
  • 10
    Discard any remaining breading mixture and egg whites.