Monday, June 22, 2009

Buffalo Shrimp

My wife really doesn't like shrimp, I mean in all forms just about. So to my surprise my wife thought for Father's day she would go out and by my Father's day meal for me. So of course she bought home shrimp, but in the end the joke was on me. You see my wife had no intention of cooking for me I would be doing the Father's day cooking. I guess if you look at it how many people get a couple pounds of shrimp as a gift to prepare there own dinner, Happy Father's day to me.

1/2 cup hot sauce(I use Red Hot)
1 stick of light butter
1 tsp garlic powder
1 egg beaten
1/2 cup cold milk
1 tsp hot sauce
1 Tbsp Worcestershire
1 lbs med shrimp peeled and deveined
1/2 cup of yellow cornmeal
1 cup flour
2 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
1 Tbsp onion powder
Oil for frying

Combine hot sauce, butter and garlic powder in a saucier or small sauce pan over low heat until melted, keep warm. Combine milk, hot sauce and Worcestershire in a shallow bowl until well blended. Add shrimp to mixture and set in the refrigerator until ready to use. Combine corn meal through onion powder in another bowl. Heat oil in cast iron or heavy bottomed skillet over med high heat (you can adjust to heat as needed). Remove shrimp from the refrigerator and dredge in the flour mixture. Once the temperature has reached 375 degrees carefully drop the shrimp in the hot oil. Fry the shrimp in small batches making sure not to overcrowd the skillet, fry for 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels while the shrimp is still hot, place in a mixing bowl drizzled with a couple of tablespoons of buffalo sauce and tossed light until covered. Serve with French fries, blue cheese dressing and carrot sticks. And don't forget the napkins. This meal came out to roughly $2.00 a plate, and that’s being generous. Maybe my real gift was staying within my budget.


  1. Wow. I've never heard of Buffalo Shrimp, but I'm certain my husband would scarf this down in 10 seconds flat. Thanks!

  2. Thanx my foodie friend, my wife will only eat shrimp if it is made this way.

  3. you know what? thats good enough for me - the wife buying something she hates but I love - all for me - so what if I have to cook it - these look good!

  4. I totally agree with you, Thanx.

  5. sound so yummy to me. Maybe I can joining with my PECAL recipes. Thanks bro

  6. Thank you, I checked your Pecal recipe it looks great.