Cornmeal Fried Shrimp Recipe

Cornmeal Fried Shrimp is a crispy and flavorful seafood dish that is perfect as an appetizer or main course. The shrimp are coated in a mixture of cornmeal, flour, and spices, then fried until golden brown and crispy. The cornmeal coating adds a delicious crunch to the shrimp, while the spices give them a savory kick. Serve these fried shrimp with your favorite dipping sauce for a tasty and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Cornmeal Fried Shrimp Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 0.13 cup Cornmeal
  • 0.13 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.13 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 Egg, Beaten
  • as needed Oil For Frying

Directions: Cornmeal Fried Shrimp Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a shallow dish, mix together cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • STEP 2.Dip each shrimp into beaten egg, then coat with the cornmeal mixture.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a skillet and fry the shrimp until they are golden brown and crispy.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the oil is hot enough before adding the shrimp to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
  • Do not overcrowd the skillet when frying the shrimp to prevent them from sticking together.
  • Serve the fried shrimp immediately to enjoy them at their best.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover fried shrimp can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the shrimp in the oven or on the stovetop to maintain their crispiness.
  • Serve the fried shrimp with a side of coleslaw or a dipping sauce of your choice.
Nutrition
value
565
calories per serving
30 g Fat43 g Protein30 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    30g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    275mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    108mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    56mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    82mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    505mg
  • Selenium
    78mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp