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French Fried Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Shrimp 2 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄3 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Egg 2 , separated
Directions

Shell and devein shrimp.
Combine 2 cups water, salt, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil in bowl; soak shrimp in mixture for 30 minutes.
Drain shrimp.
Mix flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, additional salt to taste and pepper.
Add 1 cup ice water; mix well.
Fold in beaten egg yolks and remaining oil.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Dip shrimp into batter.
Fry in deep fat, several at a time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1841 Calories from Fat 507

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.5%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1801.8 mg600.6%

Sodium 4616.7 mg192.4%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 210 g419.7%

Vitamin A 42.5% Vitamin C 41.7%

Calcium 165% Iron 173.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Fried Shrimp Recipe