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Deep-Fried Shrimp W/bacon #1

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Large shrimp
  • 6 sl Bacon
  • Pepper
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Lemon wedges


1. Shell, devein and butterfly shrimp, leaving the tail segments intact.

2. Cut bacon strips in two and wrap each half around a shrimp. Sprinkle
lightly with pepper.

3. Meanwhile heat oil. Add shrimp and deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper
toweling. Serve hot, accompanied by lemon wedges. VARIATION: Omit the
pepper in step 2, and before deep-frying, coat the bacon-wrapped shrimp in
the following batter: Blend 2 eggs, beaten, with 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup
water-chestnut flour. Then blend in 1/4 cup mixed nutmeats, toasted and
crushed to a powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

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