Cajun Flavored Fried Shrimp
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 15 - 20
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo of shrimp, deveined, tails left on
  • 1 tbsp of milk
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup of flour + ¼ cup of cornmeal or (1/2 cup of flour)
  • ¾ cup of bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp of Cajun seasoning
  • Cajun Seasoning:
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • ½ tsp of garlic powder
  • ½ tsp of paprika
  • ¼ tsp of pepper
  • ¼ tsp of onion powder
  • ½ tsp of cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp of oregano
  • ¼ tsp of thyme
  • ⅛ tsp of red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Heat your oil to 325 degrees F.
  2. Add the spices for the Cajun seasoning to a bowl and mix well.
  3. Crack the eggs in a separate bowl and pour the milk in. Beat well.
  4. Add the flour, cornmeal, and Cajun seasoning to a third bowl. Mix until well combined.
  5. Pick up shrimp by the tail, dip it in the egg mixture followed by the flour mixture.
  6. Put the shrimp in the oil, in batches, and fry them for about 4 minutes until golden brown on each side.
  7. Serve with your favorite condiment and enjoy your Cajun flavored shrimp.
Recipe by Cook n' Share - World Cuisines at http://cooknshare.com/recipe/cajun-style-fried-shrimp/