Shrimp Fritters

Oxmoor House
1 1/2 dozen


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1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
1 pound medium shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, and chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
Vegetable oil
Cocktail sauce or tartar sauce


Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl; stir in milk and eggs. Add shrimp, onion, parsley, and hot sauce; stir well to blend ingredients.

Carefully drop batter by tablespoonfuls into deep hot oil (375°); cook only a few at a time, turning once. Fry until fritters are golden brown. Drain well on paper towels. Serve hot with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.

Created date

February 2010