Deep Fried Shrimp

Deep Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Deep Fried Shrimp Recipe

Recipe Info


Serves: 4


Calories: 339
Carbs: 45g
Fat: 17g
Protein: 3g

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Cooking Times

30 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 30 Minutes
30 min
Cook Time
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60 min
Total Time
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  1. Rinse the shrimp thoroughly under cold running water and dry them on paper towels. Use kitchen scissors to cut along the curved back of the shell, then break away the shell using your fiingers. Remove the dar vein running along the back of the shirimp. Rinse the shrimp again, and leave to dry on paper towel.
  2. Prepare the Batter
    In a mixing bowl, add the flower, beer, egg yolks, oilm salt and a pinch of freshly ground black pepper. Stir with a wire whisk until well combined and free of lumps. Cover with plastic wrat and leave to stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
  3. In a seperate bowl beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them into the batter and mix well.
  4. Prepare the Shrimp
    Preheat the oven to 250°F (120°C) and heat the frying oil over moderate heat in a large frying.
  5. Prepare a baking tray by lining it with baking paper.
  6. Fry the shrimps in batches. To do so, use a ladle spoon to scoop up spoonfuls of shrimp at a time, then dip the shrimps in the beer batter until completely coated. Slowly lower the ladle spoon into the hot oil and cook the shrimp for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Tranfer to the prepared baking tray and keep warm in the preheated oven. Repeat until the remaining shrimp are cooked. Serve at once. Enjoy!

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Oliver Dixon
Yummy shrimp recipe. My wife and kids love it. 5.00

Nancy Fields
This recipe never fails. It involves a bit of work, but the rewards are tremendous. 5.00

Natalie Heard
Terrific fried shrimp recipe. 5.00

Sean Powell
This is one of my all-time favorite shrimp recipes. I have made this recipe so many times I lost count, but it always works perfectly. 5.00

Neil Tiley
Great illustrations, instructions, and overall a fantastic well put together recipe. 5.00

Daryl Searl
Super tasty fried shrimp recipe. 5.00

Chase Newman
Fantastic recipe. Thanks for sharing. The guests in our restaurant are all in love with this dish. 5.00

Daniella Portland
Superb fried shrimp recipe. Classic. 5.00

Cindy Mayfair
I am in love with these fried shrimps. 5.00

Sinta Hewbert
I just can't get enough of these fried shrimps. They are super delicious. 5.00

Meghan Stewart
These shrimps are amazing and delicious. I am speechless. 5.00

Simon Harding
Perfect, crisp, and tender deep-fried shrimp recipe. I can tell a lot of love and thought has gone into this recipe, and well deservedly so. 5.00


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