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Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Deep Fried Shrimp

Fried Shrimp

Photo: Diana Rattray
This simple fried shrimp makes a great tasting meal, and it's so easy to prepare.


  • 1 1/2 pounds boiled shrimp
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • flour
  • cornmeal or bread crumbs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper


Mix milk with egg; add shrimp and let stand for 3 minutes. Mix equal parts of flour and cornmeal or bread crumbs with salt and pepper. Coat shrimp well with mixture. Cook shrimp in hot deep fat at 375° until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Serves 4 to 6.


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