Breaded Butterfly Shrimp Recipe

Breaded Butterfly Shrimp Recipe

Breaded Butterfly Shrimp Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4
Calories 409 kcal


  • 500 g Butterfly Shrimps
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • ¾ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Salt To Taste
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • 3 cups Oil


  • Butterfly the shrimp by running a knife lengthwise more than halfway through the back or front of the shrimp. Gently open the cut to form a butterfly-like figure. Make sure that the tail of the shrimp is still on.
  • Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  • Heat the oil in a deep cooking pot.
  • Dredge the shrimp in flour and then dip in the egg mixture
  • Put the shrimp back on the flour mixture and shake a bit for the flour to coat.
  • Dip the flour coated shrimp back to the egg mixture and then place in the container where the breadcrumbs are. Shake to coat.
  • Deep fry for about 3 to 5 minutes or until the color of the outer part turns golden brown.
  • Arrange in a plate lined with paper towel.
  • Serve with sweet and sour sauce.
  • Enjoy!

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