Crispy Broiled Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce



4 servings (serving size: 6 shrimp and 2 tablespoons sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 275
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Protein 26.8 g
Carbohydrate 29.9 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Iron 4.0 mg
Sodium 897 mg
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fiber 1.4 g
Calcium 90 mg


1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 24 shrimp)
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
2 large egg whites
1 cup finely crushed reduced-fat round buttery crackers (about 22 crackers)
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Cooking spray
1/2 cup cocktail sauce
Lemon wedges


Combine shrimp and cornstarch in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; seal and shake to coat.

Combine water and egg whites in a bowl; beat with a whisk until foamy.

Combine cracker crumbs, paprika, salt, and pepper. Dip shrimp in egg white mixture; dredge in crumb mixture. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; lightly coat shrimp with cooking spray.

Preheat broiler.

Broil 5 minutes or until shrimp are done, turning once. Serve with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.