Red Lobster Batter-Fried Shrimp

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

Batter-fried shrimp is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Especially when shared. Perfect for dipping, this little finger food is fodder for good times.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. 2 quarts Oil for deep frying.
  2. Preheat oil to 350 degrees. Combine ½ cup oil and egg; beat well. Add remaining ingredients except oil for frying and stir until well blended.
  3. Dip shrimp into batter to coat. Drop shrimp into hot oil and fry for 30-60 seconds or until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towel.
  4. Used with permission by Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture; Bob Crawford, Commissioner.
  5. Chef's Tip:.
  6. Add a ½ teaspoons of baking powder to batter to make a much lighter crust, or use beer instead of milk for a barley flavor.