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    Batter-Fried Shrimp

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oil to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Combine 1/2 cup oil and egg; beat well.
    3. 3
      Add remaining ingredients except oil for frying and stir until well blended.
    4. 4
      Dip shrimp into batter to coat.
    5. 5
      Drop shrimp into hot oil and fry for 30-60 seconds or until golden brown.
    6. 6
      Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towel.
    7. 7
      Add a 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder to batter to make a much lighter crust, or use beer instead of milk for a barley flavor.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 13, 2009

      45

      These were nice and crispy when first taken out of the fryer, but after sitting for just a bit, the batter lost its crispiness, so by the time we'd fried the last of the shrimp, the first ones were somewhat soggy. Very easy to do though.

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    • on August 06, 2003

      55

      Great, light crust! I've tried dozens of recipes for shrimp, usually with heavy flour crust--be sure to use the baking powder--this one is light, quick, easy. It has good flavor (adjust with Tony's, Ball's, etc to taste), try different oils (corn, veg, peanut) for another different taste. We chopped okra & squash ahead, dipped in leftover batter after shrimp finished--quick fried veggies for sides. Only seconds to cook, whole meal ready in a hurry--one fry pan, quick clean up!

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    • on June 14, 2014

      45

      I screwed up somewhere along the way, so I have shrimp topped on breading, it's still delicious.

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    Nutritional Facts for Batter-Fried Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (181 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 341.8
     
    Calories from Fat 189
    55%
    Total Fat 21.0 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 176.7 mg
    58%
    Sodium 760.9 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.9 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 19.3 g
    38%

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