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Pan-Fried Shrimp with Creole Mayonnaise

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Creole Mayonnaise
Total time 15 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: about 5 ounces shrimp and 2 teaspoons creole mayonnaise)

Serve a lighter version of fried shrimp with a creamy Creole dipping sauce. Fresh, seasonal veggies make the perfect accompaniment for this 15-minute dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2.25 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt-free Creole seasoning (such as Tony Chachere's), divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 427
  • fat 19.5 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 11.3 g
  • polyfat 4 g
  • protein 38.4 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 261 mg
  • iron 4.7 mg
  • sodium 511 mg
  • calcium 111 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning, and salt in a shallow dish. Pour milk into a shallow dish. Place breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Dredge shrimp in flour mixture; dip in milk. Dredge shrimp in breadcrumbs; shake off excess breading.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of shrimp; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and shrimp.

  3. Combine mayonnaise, remaining Creole seasoning, Worcestershire, and hot sauce in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Serve Creole mayonnaise with shrimp.

  4. Sustainable Choice: Buy U.S. or Canadian wild-caught or farmed shrimp for the best sustainable option.