Creole Fried Shrimp

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 dozen

    small balls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Serve these tasty tidbits on picks for easy dipping in the sauce


  • 2 tblsp. shortening
  • 2 tblsp. flour
  • 2 tblsp


  • Heat shortening; add flour and stir constantly until golden brown. Add onion, green pepper and celery; stir until soft.
  • Add water, shrimp and seasonings; simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Add 1½ c. bread crumbs and parsley. Shape mixture into small balls and roll in fine bread crumbs.
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