Cracker Breaded Deep-Fried Shrimp

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READY IN: 22mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel the shrimp, devein and leave the tails on .
  • In a bowl mix together the crushed Ritz crackers, flour, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and seasoned salt.
  • In another bowl mix/whisk together the buttermilk and egg, Tabasco and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper until well combined.
  • Holding the shrimp by the tail dip the shrimp into the buttermilk mixture, then dredge into the cracker mixture.
  • Pour about 3 inches of oil into a large deep heavy-duty skillet or a cast-iron skillet (or use a deep fryer) heat oil to 375 degrees.
  • Holding the shrimp by the tail carefully place the shrimp into hot oil.
  • Fry in batches for about 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain on a wire rack with paper towels under the rack (do not place the cooked shrimp directly onto the paper towels or they will become soft).
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