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Roadside Seafood Fried Shrimp

Roadside Seafood Fried Shrimp

This is my kind of eats. Roadside seafood fried shrimp is exactly what I would order from any highway joint, traveling the back roads.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword deep-fried, shrimp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 169kcal



  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or Dutch oven to 350 F.
  • In a pie plate or medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, hot sauce, blackened seasoning and the egg.
  • Place the seafood breading in another pie plate or shallow bowl.
  • Working in batches if needed, place the shrimp into the buttermilk mixture and coat well.
  • Remove the shrimp and shake off any excess coating. Transfer to the breading and toss to coat.
  • Remove the shrimp and shake off any excess breading.
  • Place in the hot oil and fry 2-3 minutes or until done (they float to the top and turn pink). Remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 339mg | Sodium: 1400mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 3mg