Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Creole Fried Shrimp


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Scale
  • 20 jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sandwich mustard
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • cooking oil
  • lemon

For the Corn Flour Batter:

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

For the Sriracha Dipping Sauce:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Pre heat oil in a large pot to 350 degrees.
  2. Rinse, peel, devein shrimp, leave tail intact if desired.
  3. Mix egg with hot sauce and mustard.
  4. Place shrimp in a large bowl, coat with spices, egg/hot sauce mixture and set aside.

To Prepare Corn Flour:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a freezer bag, shake well.
  2. Dip shrimp in the corn flour, coat well, and place into hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  3. I would do this in 2-3 batches.
  4. Cook shrimp for 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Drain on paper napkin.
  6. Squeeze a little lemon juice on hot shrimp if desired.
  7. Serve with Sriracha dipping sauce.

To Prepare the Sriracha Dipping Sauce:

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2-4