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By January 30, 2022February 9th, 2022No Comments

Chinese Batter Fried Shrimp

With Mazola® Corn Oil

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15 appetizer servings

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25 minutes

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  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Fleischmann’s Corn Starch
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • About 2-1/2 cups Mazola Corn Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Fleischmann’s Baking Powder
  • 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined (thawed, if frozen)


  1. Combine flour and corn starch in a medium bowl.
  2. Gradually stir in 1/2 cup water and soy sauce until smooth.
  3. Stir in additional water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until batter is just thick enough to coat shrimp (about the consistency of very heavy cream).
  4. Pour oil into 2-quart saucepan, filling no more than 1/3 full.
  5. Heat over medium heat to 350°F.
  6. Stir 1 tablespoon of the hot oil into batter.
  7. Stir in baking powder.
  8. Coat shrimp with batter.
  9. Carefully add shrimp, a few at a time to hot oil; fry 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Drain on paper towels.