Southern Fried Shrimp Recipe

fried shrimp INGREDIENTS


  • 2 tsp of paprika
  • 2 tsp of oregano
  • 1/2 cup of whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp of salt or to taste
  • for frying: oil.
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper or to taste
  • 1 lb of raw shrimp deveined and peeled
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp of granulated garlic


INSTRUCTIONS For fried shrimp

Add to a large bowl the milk, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp oregano, 1 tsp granulated garlic, and shrimp, then let it sit for 10 minutes.

And season the all-purpose flour with the remaining salt, granulated garlic paprika, oregano, then black pepper.

Then remove the shrimp from the milk mixture and coat well with the seasoned flour. And make sure to coat the shrimp really well with lots of seasoned flour. Then you should not be able to see your shrimp under the flour.

After this fry the shrimp for 3 to 4 minutes or until crispy in oil. And the oil should be about 375 degrees F.

After all that remove the shrimp from the oil, then place it on a plate with a paper towel.

And serve immediately and enjoy.