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Empire State South's Fried Shrimp Po'Boy Recipe

Recreate this New Orleans classic with Atlanta's Empire State South's recipe. Paired with spicy remoulade and jalapenos, this fried shrimp and French bread sandwich is both filling and flavorful. 

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Ingredients

For the remoulade

  • 1 Cup mayonnaise, preferably Duke's
  • 1 Tablespoon hot sauce, preferably Trappey's
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 rib celery, diced
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 scallions, diced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the fried shrimp

  • 1 Pound cleaned and de-veined shrimp
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • Seasoned flour with salt, pepper, and paprika
  • Oil, for frying

For the pickled jalapeños

  • 5 closed, seedless jalapeños
  • 1 Cup distilled vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/2 Cup sugar

For the sandwich

  • 1 small loaf French bread, sliced horizontally

Directions

For the remoulade

Combine all of the ingredients and mix thoroughly. 

For the fried shrimp

Soak the shrimp in buttermilk. Dredge in seasoned flour and deep fry in canola oil at 350 degrees until golden brown.

 

For the pickled jalapeños

Combine the sugar, water, and vinegar until the sugar dissolves and pour then pour the mixture over the jalapeños.

Let steep for 6 hours. 

For the sandwich

Place the fried shrimp, remoulade, and jalapeños on sliced French bread.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving5561
Total Fat455g100%
Sugar132gN/A
Saturated50g100%
Cholesterol671mg100%
Protein100g100%
Carbs269g90%
Vitamin A388µg43%
Vitamin B126µg93%
Vitamin B62mg85%
Vitamin C114mg100%
Vitamin D0.5µg0.1%
Vitamin E56mg100%
Vitamin K321µg100%
Calcium775mg77%
Fiber13g52%
Folate (food)316µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)572µg100%
Folic acid151µgN/A
Iron13mg70%
Magnesium255mg64%
Monounsaturated214gN/A
Niacin (B3)21mg100%
Phosphorus1684mg100%
Polyunsaturated185gN/A
Potassium1905mg54%
Riboflavin (B2)2mg94%
Sodium6154mg100%
Sugars, added100gN/A
Thiamin (B1)2mg100%
Trans1gN/A
Zinc9mg57%