Walnut Fried Shrimp

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Shrimp, Seafood

16 Unpeeled jumbo fresh shrimp 2 c All-purpose flour 1/8 ts Salt 1/4 ts Pepper 1 c Milk 2 lg Eggs, lightly beaten 2 c Ground walnuts Vegetable oil Commercial cocktail sauce Commercial tartar sauce Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact; devein, if desired. Combine flour, salt, and pepper; stir well. Combine milk and eggs; stir well. Dip shrimp into egg mixture, and dredge in flour mixture. Dip shrimp into egg mixture again, and dredge in ground walnuts. Place coated shrimp on a wax paper-lined baking sheet, cover shrimp and freeze 2-hours. Pour oil to depth of 2 to 3 inches into a Dutch oven; hear to 350 degrees. Fry shrimp, a few at a time, until golden. Drain on paper towels. Arrange shrimp on a serving platter; serve with cocktail sauce and tartar sauce. Garnish, if desired, with lemon wedges and fresh parsley sprigs.