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Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Carpenter

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 cup milk
2 pounds fresh shrimp

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Beat egg and add milk. Beat wet and dry ingredients until smooth. Dip shrimp in better. Fry in shallow oil, heated to 375 for 2-3 minutes or until brown. Drain and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a heavy batter and over the years we used less flour and more milk to make it lighter. We also prefer to add about 2 teaspoons sugar to the batter.

 

 

 

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