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Shrimp Scampi Fritta Recipe

Shrimp Scampi Fritta Recipe (Better Than Olive Garden!)

  • Author: Mortadella Head
  • Total Time: 20 minutes



4 tbsp olive oil

1 lb uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 cups all purpose flour, seasoned with salt, pepper, parsley, and paprika

5 eggs, beaten and seasoned with salt, pepper, parsley, and paprika

2 cups breadcrumbs, seasoned with grated cheese, salt, pepper, parsley, and paprika

2 tbsp parmesan cheese


  1. Coat shrimp in seasoned flour
  2. Remove shrimp from the flour mixture, and coat in the egg wash
  3. Once shrimp is covered with the eggs, roll around in the breadcrumb mixture until covered
  4. In a large skillet, heat some olive oil on medium heat (can also use canola oil or avocado oil)
  5. Fry each piece of shrimp on each side until golden brown, being careful not to overload the pan
  6. Place on a paper towel lined plate to dry
  7. Serve with your favorite shrimp scampi recipe, or alone as an appetizer with some dipping sauces
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes