Buffalo Shrimp

Buffalo Shrimp
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Ingredients
  1. 8 ounces Buffalo Nuts®
  2. 5 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  3. 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (if desired)
  4. 12 jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, with tails on
  5. Peanut or canola oil for frying
  6. Salt
  7. 2 ounces Buffalo Nuts®, chopped for garnish
Instructions
  1. Place the nuts, flour and cayenne pepper (if using) in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Process until you have a breadcrumb-like texture. Transfer the nut mixture to a large plate and shake to even out the mixture. Moisten the shrimp very lightly with water. I used a spray bottle. Dredge each shrimp with the nut mixture and gently pat to make sure it adheres to the shrimp. Add enough oil to a large skillet to have 1/2 inch. Heat over medium until the oil reaches 330°F. I used an instant-read thermometer.
  2. Cooking 4 shrimp at a time to maintain the oil temperature, add the shrimp to the hot oil. Cook for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes per side. The shrimp will form a “C” when fully cooked. Do not overcook! Remove the shrimp to a paper towel-lined plate. Lightly sprinkle with salt. Repeat with the remaining shrimp. These shrimp will have a flavorful crunchy exterior. Serve with your favorite blue cheese dressing and buffalo sauce. Garnish the finished shrimp with the chopped Buffalo Nuts®. These shrimp were the hit of our most recent football party!
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