Deep Fried Shrimp

A basket  of crispy deep-fried shrimp with a simple cup of home-made tartar sauce.

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: As much as you can eat!


  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • Japanese Bread Crumbs (Panko)
  • dash of Salt
  • Frying Oil


Peel shell off of the raw shrimp, however leave the end tail piece of shell on for a handle. Beat eggs in a small bowl. Add milk and salt. Coat each peeled shrimp with flour. Then dip in egg mixture. Coat with Panko breading. Press lightly so breading sticks. Set aside on a plate and do the same to all the rest of the shrimp. Fry in hot oil.

Submitted by Marcellus of "A Whale of a Tale Charters" - Sitka, Alaska