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Cracker Breaded Fried Shrimp

http://deep-fried.food.com/recipe/cracker-breaded-deep-fried-shrimp

Prep
Cook
Serves 2people
Ingredients
2
lb unpeeled large raw shrimp
27
ritz crackers, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups, or use a similar butter cracker)
1
?2 cup flour
1
?4 teaspoon black pepper
1
1?2 teaspoons seasoning salt
1
?2 cup buttermilk
2-3
drops tabasco sauce (to taste)
1
large egg, slightly beaten
1
?4 teaspoon black pepper
vegetable oil (for frying)
Directions
1.
Peel the shrimp, devein and leave the tails on .
2.
In a bowl mix together the crushed Ritz crackers, flour, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and seasoned salt.
3.
In another bowl mix/whisk together the buttermilk and egg, Tabasco and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper until well combined.
4.
Holding the shrimp by the tail dip the shrimp into the buttermilk mixture, then dredge into the cracker mixture.
5.
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.
6.
Holding the shrimp by the tail carefully place the shrimp into hot oil.
7.
Fry in batches for about 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
8.
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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