French Fried Shrimp



  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper
  • oil for frying


Step 1

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Mix together egg, milk and tablespoon corn oil; add to flour mixture. Stir until smooth.

Step 2

Dip shrimp into batter; drain well. Pour corn oil into heavy, sturdy flat bottom 3 quart saucepan, filling utensil no more than one third full. Heat the oil over medium heat to 375°.

Step 3

Carefully add shrimp, a few at a time. Fry 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.

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