How to fry shrimp

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.