Breaded Butterfly Shrimp

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  • 500 grams large-sized shrimp
  • 2 pieces raw eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika powder (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil for frying

Part 1

  1. Remove head, peel, and devein the shrimp. Tail intact.
  2. Using a knife, slice lengthwise then open the cut to butterfly the shrimp.

Part 2

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, paprika, garlic powder, ginger powder, salt and pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl, pour beaten eggs then add a littler water.
  3. In another bowl, combine panko breadcrumbs and chopped parsley.

Part 3

  1. Holding the tail, dredge the shrimp into flour mixture then dip in egg mixture.
  2. Dredge again the shrimp into flour mixture then dip in egg mixture.
  3. Press into bread crumbs to coat evenly. Repeat for the remaining shrimp.

Part 4

  1. In a skillet, heat oil then deep fry breaded shrimp for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Drain on paper towel. Serve with dipping sauce.

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