How to make Shrimp Popcorn -

Crisp and delicious, these shrimp popcorn are excellent with cocktails.These mouth-popping deep-fried prawn morsels are addictive, especially when dressed with mayonnaise and a citrussy vinaigrette. Sweet shrimp, marinated inseasoning, then coated in breadcrumbs and fried until golden.

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Main Ingredients : Shrimps (श्रिंप/ छोटे झींगे), White bread slices (सफेद ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Shrimp Popcorn

Shrimp Popcorn Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : Cooking Time

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Shrimp Popcorn Recipe

  • Shrimps cleaned 1 cup

  • White bread slices 4

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh parsley sprigs 3-4

  • Eggs 2


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take shrimps in a bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and lemon juice and mix well. Set aside.

Step 3

Cut bread slices into small pieces and put in a grinder jar. Grind to get breadcrumbs and transfer onto a plate.

Step 4

Finely chop parsley sprigs and add to the breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 5

Separate egg whites from yolks. Add salt to the whites and whisk well.

Step 6

Dip marinated shrimps, one by one, in the whisked egg whites, coat with breadcrumbs mixture and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot with lemon wedges.

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