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Butterfly Shrimp

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This light crispy Butterfly Shrimp simply melts in my mouth. Try the Butterfly Shrimp and let me know how you liked it!
  Large shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned and deveined, leaving tails on
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs), for frying

Cut almost through shrimp lengthwise, spread out to form the butterfly.
This is a trick of the knife that gets easier as you go along.
Mix flour, baking powder, and salt with milk and beaten egg.
Stir until very smooth.
Heat fat in skillet.
Batter each shrimp, put into hot fat.
Fry until golden brown, about 7 minutes.
Drain cooked shrimp on paper towels.
Serve as is or with your favorite sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 845 Calories from Fat 674

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115%

Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 270.8 mg90.3%

Sodium 418.4 mg17.4%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.42 g1.7%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 27 g53.2%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 3.8%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 20.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Butterfly Shrimp Recipe