Butterfly Shrimp Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds (1 kg) large shelled shrimps (with or without tails)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) sugar
  • A little curry powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) salad oil
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
How to cook Butterfly Shrimp:
  • Cut shrimps along the back throw away veins, and open-up shrimps, butterfly-style.
  • For even better looking shrimps, cut shrimps from back to front, and bring each tail through the opening.
  • Mix together flour, sugar, salt and curry powder.
  • Add egg, water and salad oil, beating well.
  • Coat shrimps with mixture.
  • Deep fry shrimps in hot, 375 degrees F (190°C) oil, until golden brown.
  • Dry shrimps onto paper toweling.
  • Serve the Butterfly Shrimp immediately.

Notes:

The the Butterfly Shrimp is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 20 minutes.


This recipe for Butterfly Shrimp serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Butterfly Shrimp recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)

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