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Shrimp Fritters

Yield 1 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Vegetable oil
  • Cocktail sauce or tartar sauce

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl; stir in milk and eggs. Add shrimp, onion, parsley, and hot sauce; stir well to blend ingredients.

  2. Carefully drop batter by tablespoonfuls into deep hot oil (375°); cook only a few at a time, turning once. Fry until fritters are golden brown. Drain well on paper towels. Serve hot with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.

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