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New Orleans fried shrimp

New Orleans Fried Shrimp Recipe

Patricia Valbrun
This New Orleans Fried Shrimp Recipe is for shrimp with a light, but crispy coating. Marinated in Buttermilk and creole seasoning then coated in Louisiana style corn meal makes it a southern favorite that everyone loves.
5 from 3 votes
Servings 4 people
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Ingredients
  

  • 12 Jumbo Shrimp
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp tony’s seasoning
  • 2 cups buttermilk

For Corn Flour Batter:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups louisiana flour mix
  • 1 tbsp tony’s Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp allspice

Homemade Remoulade Sauce 

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup djon mustard
  • 1 tsp worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat oil in a large pot to 350F degrees.
  • Rinse, peel, devein shrimp, leave tail intact if desired. Pat dry .
  • Place shrimp in a large bowl, coat with mustard and spices such as garlic powder, onion powder, tony’s seasoning. Pour in buttermilk and set inside refrigerator to marinate for 30 minutes.

TO PREPARE CORN FLOUR:

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl or freezer bag, coat evenly.
  • Dip shrimp in the corn flour, coat well, and place into hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the pan. I would do this in 2 batches.
  • Cook shrimp for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper napkin.
  • Squeeze a little lemon juice on hot shrimp if desired.
  • Serve with Remoulade sauce dipping sauce.

TO PREPARE THE Remoulade DIPPING SAUCE:

  • Mix all ingredients together. Chill until ready to use.

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