Tangy Fried Shrimp

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  • 3 pounds peeled deveined jumbo shrimp
  • Flour
  • Juice of 4 lemons
  • 3 quarts frying oil
  • 3 tbs salt
  • 3 tbs freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbs cayenne pepper


  1. Dredge shrimp into flour, then dip in lemon, then dredge in flour again. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry shrimp, 6 at a time, 2 minutes or until deeply browned and cooked through. Drain on a wire rack and repeat with remaining shrimp.
  3. Once all shrimp has been fried, sprinkle with seasonings and serve.