Deep Fried Shrimp

Deep Fried Shrimp


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs


  • Preheat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F.
  • In a shallow dish, combine flour, salt and pepper. In another shallow dish, mix together egg and milk. In a third shallow dish, place breadcrumbs.
  • Dip each shrimp first in the flour mixture, then in the egg mixture, and finally in the breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere.
  • Fry shrimp for about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce.