Here’s how to make perfectly crispy popcorn shrimp that is the ultimate pair with a cold beer.
Popcorn Shrimp is a type of deep fried breaded and/or battered shrimp seasoned with spices and served with different dipping sauces. Though the origins of this dish is not documented it generally agreed upon that it came from the United States’ Cajun South and claimed by a restaurant chain called Red Lobster. It was during the 1970s when it all started when shrimp was a popular seafood choice, during those days Red Lobster was growing, traditionally they were popular in serving shrimp cocktails but creating a much more manageable way to plate and eat seafood was the priority and the breaded and fried version was then created and proved to be successful.
This is quite easy to make as well as to cook, it will only take you around 3 minutes. Large shrimps though is recommended for easy preparation you can still use the small ones or even the broken pieces. The spice and the dip defines it all so spice it up and serve it with your favourite dip. And is goes perfectly with beer! Just sayingPrint
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