Fried Shrimp

2 lbs. Medium Shrimp, deveined, with tail on


1 eggs beaten

½ cup milk


Spice of choice

Rendered Fat


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Peel the shrimp.

Save the peels for broth.

Add  salt and spices to the shrimp. Stir.

Add few tbsp. of flour to coat the shrimp.

In a second bowl add the egg and milk. Stir.

In another bowl add 2 cups flour.

Salt the flour.

Take the shrimp one by one and dip in the  egg and in the flour and put in a fourth bowl. Repeat until done.

Heat the fat in a cast iron pot.

Put the shrimp one by one the frying oil to cover the bottom of the pot. Fry on medium heat for 2 min and turn the other side to fry another minute. Remove to a colander.

Repeat the process until all the shrimps are fried. Serve with French fries and your favorite dip.

My family likes ketchup.

I like to serve this on birthdays or holidays as shrimp can be expensive.


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