Skewered Breaded Shrimp
This recipe serves 4 and makes a good appetizer or even a tasty dinner when served with a side of vegetables, rice and a salad and is easily adapted to serve more than 4.
½ CUP GOOD ITALIAN OLIVE OIL
1 CUP FLOUR
2 CUPS BREADCRUMBS
SALT & FRESHLY GROUND BLACK PEPPER – to taste
½ STICK BUTTER
1-2 LEMONS – cut in wedges
2 EGGS – beaten with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 SHISH KABOB STICKS – slightly soaked
SPRINKLE OF GARLIC POWDER – optional
Peel the shrimp leaving the end of the tails on. Put 5 shrimp on each skewer, sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder and put aside. Melt the oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Dip the shrimp skewers first in flour, then eggs and finally breadcrumbs. Fry in the hot butter/oil mixture for 2 or 3 minutes on each side.
Serve with lemon wedges.