Chile-Fried Shrimp

Recipe by Midwest Maven
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the chile powder, cayenne, cornmeal, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Put the oil in a large skillet over med/high heat.
  • Toss the shrimp in the spice mixture to coat.
  • When the oil in hot(a pinch of cornmeal will sizzle), toss in about half the shrimp or whatever number will fit in one layer.
  • Turn the heat to high and cook until brown on one side.
  • Then turn and brown the other side, adjusting the heat so the shrimp brown without burning, 4-5 minutes total.
  • Repeat with the remaining shrimp.
  • Garnish and serve with the lime or lemon.
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