Nana Stuffie's Fried Shrimp

Main Course

Recipe courtesy of Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking

Serves 2-4

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning mix
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • cooking oil for frying

Nana Stuffie's Fried Shrimp

Nana Stuffie's Fried Shrimp

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Method: 

Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Whisk together the egg and milk and add shrimp to mixture. Stur together the flour, Creole seasoning, salt, and peppers in a wide bowl. Dunk the shrimp from the milk mixture in the flour mixture, then move to a work rack set over a plat. Let sit for a monemnt, then return the shrimp do the flour mixture a second time; shake off excess flour.

Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium-high heat to 375ºF. Fry shrimp in small batches until golden brouwn, 3-4 minutes per batch. Repeat, returning oil to temperature between batches. Serve hot.


 

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