Easy Fried Shrimp Recipe
Southern style fried shrimp with a light, crispy breading.
clean & deveined shrimp
milk or buttermilk
cracker meal or corn meal
Cajun, Old Bay, or a combination of salt and pepper).
enough to be about 1 inch deep in pan of your choice
Season shrimp with 1/2 of your seasoning of choice and set aside for about 10 minutes.
Combine cracker meal or cornmeal and remaining seasoning.
Combine egg and milk.
Dip each shrimp in milk mixture and allow to drain for a few seconds before coating in meal. Repeat with all shrimp.
Cook in hot oil heated over medium to medium-high heat or at 350-375 of deep fryer about 2-3 minutes or just until lightly browned.
Drain on absorbent paper before serving.
Add shrimp to hot oil gradually to allow time for temperature of oil to remain consistently hot.
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