Free Shipping on Orders $75+
Find a Recipe

Deep-Fried Shrimp

Deep-Fried Shrimp


Vegetable oil for frying
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Heat oil in deep fryer to 350°F.
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl combine shrimp, salt and pepper; stir. In another medium size mixing bowl stir together eggs, flour and baking powder. Place a pound of shrimp into the batter, and stir to coat.
  3. Remove basket from and carefully slide one shrimp at a time into the preheated oil. Fry 8 shrimp at a time, turning once, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Use a wooden slotted spoon or tongs to remove shrimp and place on paper towels to drain.

Serves: 4

Course: Appetizers

Prep Time:

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Recommended Products: Deep Fryers

All the latest from Hamilton Beach® direct to your inbox!

Sign up to receive information on products, discounts, recipes, contests and sweepstakes.

Sign Up

Thank you for your interest in Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. You will be receiving an opt-in confirmation email shortly.