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Gulf Coast Fried Shrimp

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Category: Shellfish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh
  • - shrimp
  • 4 lg Eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 c Commercial spicy French
  • - salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 tb Lemon juice
  • 3/4 ts Onion powder
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/3 c Crushed saltine crackers
  • 2/3 c Crushed corn flakes cereal
  • 1/3 c White cornmeal


Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact; devein if desired. Place shrimp in a
large shallow dish. Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients; pour over shrimp,
stirring gently. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 3 hours, stirring

Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375 degrees.
Combine cracker crumbs, cereal and cornmeal. Remove shrimp from marinade,
discarding marinade. Dredge shrimp in cracker mixture, and fry, a few at a
time, until golden. Drain.

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