FRIED SHRIMP DELUXE

FRIED SHRIMP DELUXE

4 servings
1 pound small fresh shrimp in the shell (about 50)
3/4 cup fine corn flake crumbs
2-1/2 tablespoons dry onion soup mix (half of one 1-3/8-ounce envelope)
2 tablespoons snipped parsley
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 to 2 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup shortening

Shell shrimp leaving on tail; devein. Rinse and pat dry.
Combine crumbs, soup mix, parsley, and cheese.
Dip shrimp into egg; drain well. Using a small amount of crumbs at a time and adding more as needed, coat each shrimp lightly with crumbs.
Melt crisco in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Fry shrimp in a single layer for 3 minutes per side or until browned. Drain on paper towels.