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Popcorn Shrimp

Kimberly JepsenKimberly Jepsen


  • 1 lb Small Fresh Shrimp (cleaned and shelled)
  • 4 Tablespoons Corn Starch
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Cracker Meal
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Creole Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Plain Bread Crumbs
  • 1/3 Cup Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
Popcorn Shrimp photo


  • 1

    Place shrimp in a bowl. Add garlic powder, brown sugar and Tabasco Sauce and mix well. Marinate shrimp for 1/2 hour in refrigerator.

  • 2

    Beat egg and water together, set aside. Mix flour, cracker meal, bread crumbs paprika and creole seasoning together and blend well.

  • 3

    Set up one bowl for corn starch, one bowl for egg wash, and one bowl for cracker mixture. Heat oil for frying.

  • 4

    One piece at a time dust shrimp with corn starch, then place in egg wash, then roll in cracker crumb mixture. Fry until golden-brown. Shrimp will float to top when cooked through, remove and place on paper towels. Serve with tarter sauce.



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