lotus



previous page: Alligator Eggs
  
page up: Last Century Appetizer Recipes
  
next page: Almond Mushroom Pate

Almond Fried Shrimp




Description

This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by known and also anonymous authors

Almond Fried Shrimp

1 c All purpose flour

1 pn Salt

2 c Milk

4 ea Eggs

12 ea Uncooked jumbo shrimp

1 1/2 c Sliced almonds (5 oz)

6 c Vegetable oil

Peel, devein and butterfly shrimp, leaving tails intact. Line large baking sheet with waxed paper. Place flour in medium bowl; add salt. Whisk milk and eggs in large bowl. Dredge shrimp (not tails) in seasoned flour; shake off excess. Dip shrimp (not tails) in milk mixture. Press almonds over shrimp, coating all but tails. Place shrimp on prepared sheet. Curl tails up over shrimp. Freeze until firm, about 1 1/2 hours. (Can be prepared up to 1 day ahead. Cover with foil.) Heat oil in heavy large saucepan to 350~. Loosen shrimp from paper. Add frozen shrimp to oil in batches and cook until deep golden brown, about 3 minutes. Transfer to paper towels using slotted spoon. Let drain. Divide shrimp among plates. Serve with cocktail sauce, tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

 

Continue to:

Related Recipes:













TOP
previous page: Alligator Eggs
  
page up: Last Century Appetizer Recipes
  
next page: Almond Mushroom Pate