Fried Shrimp

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

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 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. 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. 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.
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