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Breaded Shrimp Recipe

Breaded Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Breaded Shrimp Recipe?
Course Appetizer
Cuisine international
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 350kcal


  • 1 lb uncooked medium size shrimp, (30 count) deveined and shells removed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup of unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tsps of Old Bay Seasoning
  • canola oil for deep frying


  • Rinse shrimp well under running water. Set aside on a paper towel.
  • Add the flour, bread crumbs and Old Bay Seasoning to a plastic bag. Shake well to combine ingredients.
  • Add oil to lowest level provided for by your particular deep fryer. Heat oil to 375°.
  • Meanwhile, place shrimp in plastic bag and shake until all shrimp are covered with the flour and bread crumb mixture.
  • When oil reaches 375°, place shrimp in basket and lower into fryer for about 4 minutes. If you have an older fryer, make sure it is able to sustain its temperature when you add the shrimp. If not, you may want to fry the shrimp in two batches. Most newer fryers will not have this problem. When shrimp are cooked to your liking, remove from frier and place on a paper towel to drain, then serve immediately with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce. French fries and a cucumber salad will compliment these fried shrimp.


Sauteing Method:
1. Follow instructions 1 thru 4 above.
2. Heat 1 tbls olive oil and 1 tbls butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. When butter begins to foam, add the shrimp and saute quickly for about 4 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Serve immediately.
Tip: Often, with this frying method, I will throw in a teaspoon of capers while I am sauteing the shrimp. It is a very tasty addition.