French Fried Shrimp
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cold water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cooking oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Shrimp in shells||2 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)|
|All-purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening/Cooking oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep-Fat Frying)|
For batter, stir together the 1 cup flour, the sugar, and salt.
Make a well in center.
Combine beaten egg, cold water, and the 2 tablespoons oil pour into the well.
Beat with a rotary beater till smooth.
Thaw shrimp, if frozen.
Peel shrimp leaving last section and tail intact.
With a sharp knife, remove the sandy black vein.
To butterfly shrimp, make a deep slit in shrimp's back cutting almost all the way through.
Pat dry with paper toweling.
Dip shrimp in flour to coat.
Dip flour-coated shrimp into batter.
In saucepan or deep-fat fryer, heat shortening or cooking oil to 375° Fry a few shrimp at a time in the hot fat till golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
Remove from fat with a slotted spoon; drain on paper toweling.