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Pork Rind Fried Shrimp

Recipe Tags:

classic | Easy | fish | Fried | fry | fun | main | seafood | shrimp | Side | southern

Prep Time:

30 minutes




    Pork Rind Fried Shrimp:

    • 2 Tbsp. Southern Recipe Hot & Spicy Pork Rinds, finely ground
    • 3 lbs large Raw shrimp, unpeeled
    • 2 cups Milk
    • 1 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.

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