Red Lobster's Fried Shrimp Recipe

Red Lobster's Fried Shrimp Recipe
Serving Size: 3
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

Cooking Directions:

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
lined with wax paper and refrigerate one hour.
Preheat oil to 350 degrees. If you don't have a thermometer, drop a
of bread into the oil. If it sizzles and browns within a minute, the
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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