First you want to know how much shrimp should you have for each person. The general rule is 1/2 lb per person. Especially if you are preparing other items or side dishes to eat with your shrimp.
4 pounds large shrimp - peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
Directions In a medium size mixing bowl combine shrimp, salt and pepper; stir. Heat oil in a medium size saucepan. In another medium size mixing bowl stir together eggs, flour and baking powder. Dredge shrimp in egg mixture then fry in oil until they are golden.