Very easy to make – this is the by far tastiest way that I have found to cook shrimp.

Crisp on the outside and super juicy on the inside with a perfect ratio of shrimp to crispy coating.

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Makes

4 servings

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

8 minutes

Good For:

dinner

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of large raw shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons butter

How to make Easy Crispy Shrimp

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Peel and devein the shrimp as needed

Pat dry

Step 2

Toss in the cornstarch to coat

Step 3

Melt half the butter in a pan

Step 4

Add in the shrimp one at a time shaking any excess cornstarch off before adding to the pan

Step 5

Cook for 2 minutes and then turn the shrimp over one at a time

Add the remaining butter to the pan

Cook for 2 more minutes before shaking the pan

Continue cooking until crisp on the outside and the shrimp are pink and cooked through

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Easy Crispy Shrimp

Very easy to make - this is the by far tastiest way that I have found to cook shrimp. Crisp on the outside and super juicy on the inside with a perfect ratio of shrimp to crispy coating.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 244 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound of large raw shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Instructions
 

  • Peel and devein the shrimp as needed
  • Pat dry
  • Toss in the cornstarch to coat
  • Melt half the butter in a pan
  • Add in the shrimp one at a time shaking any excess cornstarch off before adding to the pan
  • Cook for 2 minutes and then turn the shrimp over one at at time
  • Add the remaining butter to the pan
  • Cook for 2 more minutes before shaking the pan
  • Continue cooking until crisp on the outside and the shrimp are pink and cooked through

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 23gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 316mgSodium: 982mgPotassium: 91mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 350IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 168mgIron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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