Copycat Recipes




Red Lobster's Fried Shrimp
Serving Size: 3

Ingredients:


Cooking Directions:

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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Saltine crackers
Ritz crackers
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Oil -- for frying
3 dozen shrimp - (26/30 size) -- peeled, deveined

Grind in food processor equal amounts of saltine and Ritz crackers to make
2 cups of cracker meal. Add white pepper, salt and garlic powder.

One at a time, moisten a shrimp in cold water, press into the cracker
meal. Moisten again then press into cracker meal again. Place on a tray
lined with wax paper and refrigerate one hour.

Preheat oil to 350 degrees. If you don't have a thermometer, drop a piece
of bread into the oil. If it sizzles and browns within a minute, the oil
is ready.

Drop a few shrimp at a time into the fat. Fry 30 to 45 seconds on one
side then turn and fry another 30 seconds. Remove and drain on paper
towels. Serve with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.

This recipe yields 3 entree or 6 appetizer servings.




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