Brenda Campbell’s Fried Shrimp


These fried shrimp are as good and tasty as you’d get in any restaurant.


  • 2 pounds peeled shrimp
  • Red pepper and salt to taste
  • 1-2 bottles of beer
  • 1-2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • Oil for frying


Step 1

In a bowl, sprinkle peeled shrimp with red pepper and salt. Shrimp lends itself well to the taste of red pepper. Pour enough beer just to cover the shrimp.

Step 2

Break an egg into the mixture and add enough flour to the mixture to make a batter.

Step 3

For best results soak overnight in the refrigerator, although shrimp can be fried after an hour or two of soaking.

Step 4

When ready to fry, add flour in a Ziploc bag and shrimp (without crowding) and shake to coat the shrimp with the flour.

Step 5

Place shrimp in heated oil and cook just until they are a light golden brown and shrimp start to float in the oil.

Recipe Type: ,


Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Kaplan, Louisiana Louisiana
Average Member Rating

(5 / 5)

5 5 1
Rate this recipe

1 person rated this recipe


Related Recipes:
  • Eggplant Beef and Pork Dressing

    Beef and Pork Eggplant Dressing

  • Cornbread Casserole

    Stuffed Cornbread

  • Corn Mook Shoo

    Crockpot Corn Macque Choux

  • Shrimp Spaghetti

    Shrimp Spaghetti

  • shrimp and corn 2

    Tiffany’s Easy Creamy Shrimp and Corn Soup

about us    ask maw-maw    blog    contact us    cooking tips    heritage   
guestbook    privacy policy    recipes a-z    recipebox    register    submit a recipe!