French Fried Shrimp
1 cup sifted
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup cold water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds fresh shrimp
Peel shell from shrimp, leaving last section and tail intact. Cut slit through
center back without severing either end; remove black line. Dry shrimp
Combine flour, sugar, salt, egg, water and vegetable oil; beat well. Dip
prepared shrimp into batter.
Fry in deep hot fat (375 degrees F) until golden
Drain shrimp on white paper toweling.
Serve immediately with cocktail
sauce or tartar sauce.