French Fried Shrimp Recipe

Fried Shrimp
submitted by bahuja2001 at


Difficulty LevelBit DifficultHealth IndexHealthy++
Main Ingredient


 Shrimp2 Pound
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Cream of tartar1⁄3 Teaspoon
 Pepper To Taste
 Egg2 , separated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1841 Calories from Fat 507

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.5%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1801.8 mg

Sodium 4616.7 mg192.4%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 210 g419.7%

Vitamin A 42.5% Vitamin C 41.7%

Calcium 165% Iron 173.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shell and devein shrimp.
Combine 2 cups water, salt, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil in bowl; soak shrimp in mixture for 30 minutes.
Drain shrimp.
Mix flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, additional salt to taste and pepper.
Add 1 cup ice water; mix well.
Fold in beaten egg yolks and remaining oil.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Dip shrimp into batter.
Fry in deep fat, several at a time.