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Whole Shrimp in Batter Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katherine "Rena" Macari
Added: Saturday, March 7, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 egg
salad/cooking oil

Directions:
Directions:
Wash, shell and devein the shrimp.

Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.

In a separate bowl beat the egg, add milk and mix thoroughly. Add this to the dry ingredients and beat until smooth.

Pour enough oil in a frying (or electric frying) pan so that it will cover the shrimp. Heat the oil to 375║ F.

Dip shrimp into the batter one at a time. Fry for 2-3 minutes or until brown. Drain on a paper towel.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dish has been served on Christmas Eve in our family for over 50 years.

 

 

 

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