Buffalo Shrimp

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Ingredient Checklist

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Creole-style seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached
  • 4 cups oil for frying


  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter
  • 6 ounces hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

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Instructions Checklist

  • Step 1In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, Creole-style seasoning, garlic powder, ground cayenne pepper, onion powder, and ground black pepper. Seal the bag and shake a few times to combine the ingredients well.
  • Step 2Rinse the shrimp under cold water and place them in the plastic bag with the flour mixture. Seal the bag and shake to coat all of the shrimp well with the flour mixture.
  • Step 3Place the coated shrimp on a cookie sheet and place in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes. Save remaining flour mixture in the bag.
  • Step 4In a mixing bowl, whisk together garlic, butter hot sauce and cayenne pepper; set aside. In a pot, heat the oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Step 5Remove shrimp from refrigerator and shake a second time in flour mixture.
  • Step 6Place the shrimp in hot oil and fry until pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Immediately coat with buffalo sauce.

Editor’s Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 626 calories; protein 30.1g; carbohydrates 54.4g; fat 32.1g; cholesterol 198.5mg; sodium 2128.8mg.

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