Deep Fried Shrimp

Deep Fried Shrimp


"These shrimp are delicious served with french fries!"


20 m servings 493 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 493 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 61.1 g
  • 122%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 709 mg
  • 236%
  • Sodium:
  • 1092 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium size mixing bowl combine shrimp, salt and pepper; stir.
  2. Heat oil in a medium size saucepan. In another medium size mixing bowl stir together eggs, flour and baking powder. Dredge shrimp in egg mixture then fry in oil until they are golden.


  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 48 Ratings


I am so very dissapointed in this dish. I wanted to do it for a dinner party, I bought 23$ in shrimp and started to make it well............DISASTER!!! The breading was so hard and it started a...

These shrimp were wonderful.This was the first time that I have ever made deep fried shrimp, and it turned out wonderful. It appears to me that the problems with the negative views were due to ...

this is the recipe my husband likes it very much. I always use jumbo shrimps to prepare it.And anybody who tried it likes it. I do not know who review this recipe but was not honest enough to ...

Did not like at all. Will never make again.

i have to give this recipie 0 stars, this may be okay for those of you who dont live in the South. But where Im from we actually like FLAVOR in our food. For anyone who is actually considering u...

Grease fire? O.K., whatever. We hadn't had fried shrimp in quite a while, so I thought the kids would enjoy it for a change. The other nice change was not using bread crumbs. I did scale this do...

I agree with most of the reviewers...this is bland. You do need to add seasonings to the flour...I used Emeril's Essence (like another reviewer suggested). Not my favorite fried shrimp recipe....

I have changed my review of this recipe. After having used it several times I noticed that the batter sticks to the bottom of the fryer's basket. The first (or maybe second on one of my lucky ...

I Usually Love fried shimp but this was not good at all. I will not make this again, it needs spices and I dont know where to begin to fix it thats why my rating is so bad