Shrimp Po’ Boys for that Down-South Crunch

July 13, 2021
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Shrimp Po' Boy

Zesty fried shrimp, with an optional spicy sauce!

Servings 4


  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • 4 French rolls split and hinged
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Remoulade sauce:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime ponzu sauce


  1. To make the remoulade sauce, just mix all of its associated ingredients together in a bowl.

  2. Combine the butter and garlic, then spread that stuff on the rolls. Toast the rolls in the oven until brown. Heat the veggie oil in a 2 quart saucepan until it reaches 360 degrees. Mix the creole seasoning and flour together in a bowl and dredge the shrimp in there, followed by the egg and the panko. Fry the shrimp in batches until golden brown. Spread the remoulade sauce on the rolls and top with shrimp and shredded lettuce.


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