Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Batter fried shrimp is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Especially when shared. Perfect for dipping, this little finger food is fodder for good times.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oil to 350 degrees. Combine ½ cup oil and egg; beat well. Add remaining ingredients except oil for frying and stir until well blended.
  2. Dip shrimp into batter to coat. Drop shrimp into hot oil and fry for 30-60 seconds or until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towel.
Most Helpful

What a wonderful recipe! I did use just an extra splash of milk to thin it a bit but probably didn't need it. Light-tasting, crisp, and quick.

Miss Pierce March 21, 2016

This was a simply amazing recipe!!!! I had doubts for a minute about the oil, but that proved to be unfounded. Light, crispy and absolutely amazing!!! Thank you for posting this recipe!!!

Mary H. August 18, 2015

Very simple to prepare and extremely delicious. May try the batter on fish, chicken, etc. Not oily & very lite!

JakeJ December 28, 2014