Pork Rind Fried Shrimp
classic | Easy | fish | Fried | fry | fun | main | seafood | shrimp | Side | southern
- Pork Rind Fried Shrimp:
• 2 Tbsp. Southern Recipe Hot & Spicy Pork Rinds, finely ground
• 3 lbs large raw shrimp, unpeeled
• 2 cups milk
• 1 large egg
• 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
• 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
• 1 (12 oz.) package fish fry mix
• 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
• Vegetable oil
• Remoulade Sauce
Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Butterfly shrimp by making a deep slit down back of each from large end to tail, cutting to but not through inside curve of shrimp. Devein shrimp, and place in a large bowl.
Whisk together milk and next 3 ingredients. Pour mixture over shrimp. Let stand at least 15 minutes or up to 1 hour.
Combine fish fry mix , 2 tablespoons of finely ground pork rinds and 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning. Dredge shrimp in fish fry mixture, and shake off excess.
Arrange on baking sheets. Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 325°F. Fry shrimp, in batches, 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown; drain on wire racks over paper towels.