Breaded Shrimp Recipe

Breaded shrimp is a widely popular seafood dish that involves coating shrimp in a layer of bread crumbs and frying it until it becomes crispy. This dish is versatile and can be seasoned with a variety of spices and herbs to enhance the flavor of the shrimp. Breaded shrimp can be served in various ways – as a main course, appetizer, or topping for salads or pasta dishes. The dish is beloved by seafood enthusiasts worldwide and is enjoyed for its delicious taste and texture.

Recipe for Breaded Shrimp

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. Place the flour in a shallow dish.
  3. Beat the eggs in another shallow dish.
  4. In a third shallow dish, combine the panko bread crumbs and the spice mixture.
  5. Dredge each shrimp in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  6. Dip each shrimp into the beaten eggs, then coat with the panko mixture, pressing the crumbs onto the shrimp to ensure even coverage.
  7. Place the breaded shrimp on a plate or baking sheet.
  8. In a large skillet, heat about 1 inch of vegetable oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  9. Fry the shrimp in batches for about 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown and crispy.
  10. Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.

Nutrition facts (per serving):

Calories: 340

Fat: 12g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 305mg

Sodium: 1200mg

Carbohydrates: 23g

Fiber: 1g

Protein: 32g

Sugar: 1g

Note: The nutrition information is an estimate and may vary depending on the specific ingredients and cooking methods used.