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Crispy Fried Shrimp with Recipe Video

Crispy Fried Shrimp are a delicious jumbo shrimp recipe that's been coated in well seasoned breadcrumbs and fried to a golden crisp perfection! Pair this crispy fried shrimp basket with your favourite seafood cocktail sauce, or my Easy Bang Bang Sauce for the ultimate seafood feast! Serve as part of a main course or appetizer option that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. Recipe includes step-by-step recipe video.

Crispy Fried Shrimp in Basket

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Crispy Fried Shrimp are a delicious jumbo shrimp recipe that’s been coated in well seasoned breadcrumbs and fried to a golden crisp perfection! Pair this crispy fried shrimp basket with your favourite seafood cocktail sauce, or my Easy Bang Bang Sauce for the ultimate seafood feast! Serve as part of a main course or appetizer option that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. Recipe includes step-by-step recipe video.

Crispy Fried Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

How to Make Crispy Fried Shrimp

  1. Flour Mixture – in a medium sized bowl, add flour and season with garlic powder, dried parsley flakes, Old Bay, seafood or fish seasoning, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper; stir to combine.
  2. Panko Breadcrumbs Mixture – in another medium sized bowl, add panko breadcrumbs and season with Italian seasoning, and old bay seasoning; stir to combine.
  3. Egg Mixture – add 3 eggs in a third bowl and whisk until combined.
  4. Bread Shrimp -working one by one, start by first dredging lightly (dipping) each shrimp into the flour mixture, then into the egg mixture, and lastly roll in the panko breadcrumbs mixture until evenly coated. Place each shrimp onto a wire rack to rest, then repeat the process until all shrimp are breaded. sheet pan.
  5. Fry Shrimp – heat a large deep heavy bottom pot over medium heat, and add enough oil to fry the shrimp. Add shrimp being sure not to overcrowd your pot and cook, flipping at the halfway point for 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove from pot and drain on a clean wired rack. Repeat the process until all shrimp are cooked.
  6. Serve – serve immediately with cocktail sauce or bang bang sauce and garnish with fresh parsley and lemon wedges if desired.

Crispy Fried Shrimp Step-by-Step Recipe Video

Crispy Fried Shrimp Ingredient List

  • 2lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Garlic Powder
  • Dried Parsley Flakes
  • Old Bay, Seafood or Fish Seasoning
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Eggs, whisked
  • Panko Breadcrumbs
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Lemon Wedges for serving
  • Fresh Parsley for garnish
  • Oil, for frying

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Crispy Fried Shrimp with Recipe Video

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Fish & Seafood, Appetizers & Starters, Quick, Easy & Under 30 American
By Taneisha Morris Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Crispy Fried Shrimp are a delicious jumbo shrimp recipe that's been coated in well seasoned breadcrumbs and fried to a golden crisp perfection! Pair this crispy fried shrimp basket with your favourite seafood cocktail sauce, or my Easy Bang Bang Sauce for the ultimate seafood feast! Serve as part of a main course or appetizer option that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. Recipe includes step-by-step recipe video.

Ingredients

  • 2lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp Old Bay, Seafood or Fish Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper, more or less to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 Eggs, whisked
  • 11/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • Lemon Wedges for serving
  • Fresh Parsley for garnish
  • Oil, for frying

Instructions

1

In a medium sized bowl, add flour and season with garlic powder, dried parsley flakes, Old Bay, seafood or fish seasoning, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper; stir to combine. In another medium sized bowl, add panko breadcrumbs and season with Italian seasoning, and old bay seasoning; stir to combine. Lastly, add 3 eggs in a third bowl and whisk until combined.

2

Working one by one, start by first dredging lightly (dipping) each shrimp into the flour mixture, then into the egg mixture, and lastly roll in the panko breadcrumbs mixture until evenly coated. Place each shrimp onto a wire rack to rest, then repeat the process until all shrimp are breaded. sheet pan.

3

Heat a large deep heavy bottom pot over medium heat, and add enough oil to fry the shrimp. Add shrimp being sure not to overcrowd your pot and cook, flipping at the halfway point for 3-4 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove from pot and drain on a clean wired rack. Repeat the process until all shrimp are cooked.

4

Serve immediately with cocktail sauce or bang bang sauce (linked above) and garnish with fresh parsley and lemon wedges if desired.

Notes

Test the heat level of your oil by testing one shrimp and ensuring the coating doesn't burn or become browned before the shrimp is cooked through.

Crispy Fried Shrimp in Black Basket

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