Tasty Fried Shrimp Recipes
When the craving hits, let these fried shrimp recipes do the trick to deliver that crispy, crunchy, and fried-to-perfection dinner solution you've been searching for. These fried shrimp recipes are great on their own, or also make a perfect addition to a traditional cajun sandwich. Bread these shrimp with a traditional batter or coconut flakes to get exactly the flavor and texture you're looking for.
Pan-Fried Shrimp with 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.
Bayou Fried Shrimp
For these Cajun-flavored fried shrimp, peel the shrimp but leave the tails on and coat the shrimp in fish fry mix to get a crispy brown coating.
Oyster-and-Shrimp Po' Boys
Oyster-and-Shrimp Po’ Boys are classic New Orleans sandwiches that come on a French loaf, often with shredded lettuce, tomato, and remoulade or Creole mayonnaise.
Crispy Herbed Shrimp with Chive Aioli
Fresh herbs brighten up crispy shrimp for an indulgent yet lightened take on traditional fried shrimp.
Breaded Shrimp with Honey-Mustard Sauce
Bread fresh shrimp with seasoned, toasted panko, dip in beaten egg whites, and oven-fry for crispy "fried" shrimp that are so tasty, you won't miss the extra fat and calories that come from deep-frying. Pair shrimp with the homemade honey-mustard dipping sauce for an appetizer, or serve atop salad greens for a light supper.
Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa
Coconut Shrimp with Maui Mustard Sauce
Infuse large, juicy shrimp with coconut milk, cilantro, and lime juice for an explosion of island flavor. Coated in a light coconut breadcrumb mixture and fried to perfection, these shrimp simply melt in your mouth. A sweet-and-spicy homemade Maui mustard sauce adds a whole new level of deliciousness to this traditional dish.
Processing the panko and cilantro creates fine crumbs that adhere well to the shrimp. To save time, buy a peeled, cored fresh pineapple and presliced mango for the slaw. Enjoy the rest of it later in the week as part of a fresh fruit salad.