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Popcorn Shrimp

by Hitomi Aiharafeatured in 7 Recipes For Seafood Lovers

Under 30 min

Under 30 min


for 3 servings

  • 1 lb shrimp (455 g), deveined and peeled

Seasoned Flour

  • 1 cup flour (125 g)
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Egg Mixture

  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 342
    Fat 3g
    Carbs 38g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 36g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, add seasoned flour ingredients. Mix well.
  2. Place half of the flour mixture into a large zip lock bag, reserve the rest.
  3. Add the shrimp to the bag and shake until each shrimp is coated with flour. Shake off any excess flour.
  4. In a separate bowl, add egg, milk, and cajun seasoning. Mix well.
  5. Dredge the floured shrimp in the egg mixture, then coat with the fresh seasoned flour mixture.
  6. Heat oil at 350°F (180°C).
  7. Fry shrimp for a few minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
  9. Enjoy!