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Crispy Fried Shrimp



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

fried shrimp

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, salt, black pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  2. 2.Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. 3.Working in batches, dredge the shrimp in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  4. 4.Fry the shrimp in the hot oil until golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  5. 5.Transfer the shrimp to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  6. 6.Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, add some cayenne pepper or Old Bay seasoning to the flour mixture.
  • chevron_rightBe sure not to overcrowd the skillet when frying the shrimp, as this can cause them to cook unevenly.