Forrest's French-Fried Shrimp
Yield: 6 Servings
2 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh p 1 c All-purpose flour 1 1/2 ts Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 2/3 c Water 3 tb Lemon juice 1 tb Vegetable oil 1 lg Egg, lightly beaten Vegetable oil Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact; devein, if desired. combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Add water and next 3 ingredients; stir until smooth. Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375 degrees. Dip shrimp into batter, and fry, a few at a time, until golden. Drain on paper towels.