Breaded foods, like this crispy shrimp, don't have to be fried -- baking can yield results that are just as crispy (with less fat), especially when you use flaky panko instead of breadcrumbs.



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In the Morning
  • Prep the breading: brush a large rimmed baking sheet with 1 tablespoon oil; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine panko and paprika. In another medium bowl, whisk eggs together with salt and pepper.

  • Bread shrimp: In a medium bowl, combine shrimp and flour; toss well to coat. Working with 3 or 4 shrimp at a time, shake off excess flour, coat with egg, dredge in panko mixture, and transferto prepared baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate.

  • Make tartar sauce (optional): Combine 1/2 cup light mayonnaise, 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons chopped dill pickles, and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley. Season with coarse salt and ground pepper. Makes 2/3 cup.

At Dinnertime
  • Cook shrimp: Preheat oven to 475 degrees. With a pastry brush, gently dab shrimp with 2 tablespoons oil. Bake until golden and crisp, 10 to 12 minutes; season with salt.

  • Make slaw: While shrimp are baking, squeeze 1 lemon into a medium bowl; whisk in mustard and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Core and thinly slice cabbage (you should have about 5 cups), and thinly slice onion; add to dressing. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat.

  • Serve: Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Serve shrimp with cabbage slaw, tartar sauce, and lemon.

Reviews (3)

52 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 26
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
The shrimp was fantastic...for not being deep-fried, it was very crispy, and the breading adhered to it without any problem, even with turning it in the oven. In addition to the paprika I added an equal amount of Old Bay seasoning and half the amount of garlic powder. I didn't even try the slaw...slaw needs a balance of sweet and acidic, this seems way to acidic.
Rating: Unrated
The slaw is awful. Much to tart and diet-like. Substitute with another salad or vegetable of your choice. The shrimp were GREAT. Will defintely continue to make my shrimp using this method.
Rating: Unrated
And by "beading" do you mean bedding or breading? ;)