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    Almond-Crusted Shrimp

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    kiwidutch's Note:

    Very different and very easy and elegant too! Not to mention yummy!! Please note: this is an adopted recipe and I hope to make it soonest. If you make it before I do, I would appreciate feedback, Thanks ! ZWT REGION: Australia

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 cup ground almonds (pulse almonds in food processor until coarsely ground)
    • 3 tablespoons flour
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay)
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 lb shrimp, shells, tails and veins removed
    • 1 egg white
    • 2 tablespoons corn oil, divided use
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Stir together almonds, flour, parsley, seafood seasoning, salt and pepper.
    2. 2
      Dip each shrimp into egg white, then into almond mixture; lay on baking sheet or platter until ready to cook.
    3. 3
      Preheat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat; cook shrimp in skillet in batches, cooking 3 to 4 minutes until golden.
    4. 4
      Use remaining oil as necessary.
    5. 5
      Serve immediately, accompanied by lemon wedges, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 17, 2010

      55

      I substituted almond flour for the crushed almonds and coconut flour for the regular flour. I also used a regular large egg instead of the egg white. It came out a little bit on the Caribbean side which is what I was looking for. I served these with a side of broccoli in butter and lemon sauce with real bacon pieces. Turned out lovely. My husband even enjoyed it and he hates shrimp! Thanks for the idea!!

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    • on February 11, 2007

      55

      These got a really nice crunch from the almonds. I didn't have enough almond/flour and egg white to coat all of my shrimp so I just pan fried the extras. This would go really well with a marmalade dipping sauce. I served it with Mexican rice and beans and it was a nice combination as well. Thank you Kiwi -You picked a winner!

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    Nutritional Facts for Almond-Crusted Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (157 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 226.7
     
    Calories from Fat 86
    37%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 220.8 mg
    73%
    Sodium 413.2 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    6%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 27.7 g
    55%

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    seafood seasoning

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