Southern-Style Spicy Fried Shrimp Recipe

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A delicious spicy fried shrimp with a Southern flare. This recipe, provided to us by Jenny from the Children's Cancer Center in New Jersey is perfect to add to your collection of shrimp and other seafood recipes. This recipe was found in Southern Foods at Answers.com.
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  • 2 pounds shrimp - medium
  • 1 cup hot sauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups flour - self rising
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal - self rising
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons pepper
Container: Deep sided pot or a deep-fryer
30 mins
30 mins
1 hr
  • Peel and devein the shrimp; set aside.
  • Heat the cooking oil to 375 degrees F.
  • While the oil is heating, combine the hot sauce, milk, and buttermilk in a bowl; stir until well mixed.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper; gently stir to combine evenly.
  • Dredge the prepared shrimp in the flour mixture. Shake off excess and then dip in the milk mixture; then dredge in the flour mixture again.
  • Place coated shrimp in the heated oil. Do not overcrowd the shrimp when cooking. Fry in small batches.
  • When shrimp are nicely browned, remove from oil and place on a paper towel lined platter to drain the excess oil.
  • Serve these southern style fried shrimp with a simple side, such as sweet potato fries or your favorite rice dish.
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"Thanks to Jenny and the other kids at the Children's Cancer Center in New Jersey for providing this recipe for us to have on our site for others to enjoy. It sounds like a great shrimp recipe. I can't wait to try it."
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