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Fried Shrimp

Prep time 20 mins
Fry time 3 mins
Yield

Makes 6 servings

This is an easy way to fry shrimp that will have you feeling like you're on a beach in Florida.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 (12-oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 pounds peeled, large raw shrimp with tails (21/25 count)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour

How to Make It

  1. Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 325º. Whisk together milk, egg, and 1/4 cup water in a large bowl.

  2. Sprinkle shrimp with seasoned salt. Dredge shrimp in flour; dip in milk mixture, and dredge in flour again. Fry shrimp, in batches, in hot oil 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels.