Popcorn Shrimp

Popcorn Shrimp

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"Popcorn shrimp make a nice appetizer or side dish for both adults and children. Best served with cocktail sauce."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 562 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 562 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 31.3 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 19.5 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 1116 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place flour in a bowl. Whisk egg and milk in another bowl. Combine bread crumbs, salt, basil, parsley, garlic powder, and onion powder in a third bowl.
  3. Gently press shrimp into flour to coat and shake off excess. Dip into egg mixture and press into bread crumbs. Gently toss between your hands so any bread crumbs that haven't stuck can fall away. Place the breaded shrimp onto a plate while breading the rest; do not stack.
  4. Deep fry breaded shrimp in preheated oil until golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a paper towel-lined platter to drain.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • 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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These were awesome!!! They had just the right amount of seasoning, so it wasn't too salty (which is what I was afraid of). My husband said we are never ordering popcorn shrimp from a restaurant ...

Made this tonight for friends and family and I asked them to rate it. A solid 5 stars from everyone. No changes. I prepared the recipe exactly as written. Thanks so much for posting. Will d...

Really quick and easy!! and tastes great.