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Crispy Fried Shrimp Recipe

A quick recipe for Crispy Fried Shrimp. The shrimp is seasoned, breaded and deep-fried until crispy. The shrimp may be enjoyed as an entree, side dish or an appetizer for the holidays.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 1 lb jumbo raw shrimp (or large)
  • oil for frying (light olive oil, canola or vegetable)
  • 1 lemon, optional

bowl 1-

bowl 2-

  • 2 large eggs, whisked

bowl 3-


  • Combine the ingredients for each bowl.
  • Dredge the shrimp into bowl 1, then to bowl 2, then finally to bowl 3.
  • In a Dutch oven, add 1/2" of oil, heat oil. Once hot, fry the shrimp 2 minutes per side, until crispy. (Fry in batches and don't overcrowd the pan.)
  • Drizzle shrimp with fresh lemon juice (optional) and serve with cocktail sauce.
  • Enjoy!