Cornmeal Crusted Fried Gulf Shrimp

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From Cornmeal Crusted Shrimp , Aired on Fri 6/17
Chef Jeff Henderson, Fried, Shrimp


1.    Preheat oil to 375 degrees 1/2. Line a baking tray with paper towels and set aside. In a baking dish, whisk together flour, cornmeal, cayenne, paprika, black pepper and salt.

2.    Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. Dredge shrimp in the dry mixture. Deep-fry in batches.

3.    Fry shrimp for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil with a slotted spoon. Drain on a paper towel lined baking tray. Serve hot.

  • 1 ½ quarts canola oil, for frying
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 

  • ¼ cup yellow cornmeal
  • ½ teaspoon of cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 

  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 12 large gulf shrimp (peeled and deveined)

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