Southern Fried Shrimp
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Our down-home batter-dipped Southern Fried Shrimp will take your taste buds to the deep south! Serve it up with some creamy tartar sauce and crunchy fries and what a meal!
What You'll Need
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 pound large peeled and deveined raw shrimp
What to Do
In a soup pot, heat oil over medium heat until hot.
Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl combine all the ingredients except the shrimp, mix well until smooth.
- Dip the shrimp into the batter coating evenly, then drop into hot oil. Fry 2 to 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
If you loved this Southern dinner recipe, be sure to check out our Extra Crispy Fried Chicken.