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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

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