Fried Shrimp


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


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Fry: 3 Minutes


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


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.