Easy Crispy Fried Shrimp Recipe: How To Cook Delicious Fried Shrimp At Home

Crispy Fried Shrimp Recipe


30-35 Deveined Uncooked Jumbo Shrimp
2 Large Eggs
3 Cups Vegetable Oil
1 Cup Italian Breadcrumbs
1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
1/4 Cup Whole Milk
1 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Old bay
1/2 Tsp Cajun
1/2 Tsp Black Pepper


1. Place frozen shrimp in a bowl and cover with cool water. Add 1 tsp salt and allow the shrimp to soak until they defrost.

2. Remove skin, then drain water.

3. Season shrimp with salt, old bay, cajun seasoning, and pepper then massage seasonings in well.

4. Add eggs and milk to a bowl, then whisk for 45 seconds.

5. Coat shrimp with flour, then shake off excess flour.

6. Dip shrimp into egg wash, then drain excess egg.

7. Coat shrimp well with Italian breadcrumbs, then sit aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

8. Place a pot over high heat. Preheat oil for 7 to 9 minutes.

9. Add shrimp and fry for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes.

10. Once done, sit shrimp aside on a paper toweled plate to drain excess oil.

11. For cocktail sauce, combine ketchup with sriracha and stir in well.

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