Fried Shrimp with Spicy Remoulade

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Peanut Oil, for frying
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Creole mustard
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Spicy Remoulade Sauce, recipe follows
  • Spicy Remoulade Sauce:
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup prepared mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Creole mustard
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
Directions
  • Preheat deep fryer with peanut oil to 375 degrees F.

  • Whisk together buttermilk, egg, and mustard in a casserole dish. In another casserole dish, whisk together flour, cornmeal, paprika, 2 teaspoons salt, cayenne, and garlic powder.

  • Dredge shrimp in the dry mixture then into the wet then back into the dry. Add shrimp in batches to the deep fryer and fry until golden, about 2 minutes per batch. Serve with spicy remoulade sauce.

Spicy Remoulade Sauce:
  • Add the shallot, parsley, cayenne pepper, mayonnaise, mustard, hot sauce, and lemon juice to a bowl. Stir to combine. Chill until ready to serve.


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