Empire State South's Fried Shrimp Po'Boy Recipe

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Empire State South's Fried Shrimp Po'Boy Recipe
Empire State South

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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1
Servings
5561
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Shrimp Po'Boy Shopping Tip

Look to the deli for cold-cuts and cheeses sliced to order; they'll taste fresher than their vacuum-sealed counterparts.

Shrimp Po'Boy Cooking Tip

For a more pronounced flavor, try drizzling your bread lightly with some olive oil and grilling it.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
455g
100%
Sugar
132g
N/A
Saturated Fat
50g
100%
Cholesterol
671mg
100%
Protein
100g
100%
Carbs
269g
90%
Vitamin A
388µg
43%
Vitamin B12
6µg
93%
Vitamin B6
2mg
85%
Vitamin C
114mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
56mg
100%
Vitamin K
321µg
100%
Calcium
775mg
77%
Fiber
13g
52%
Folate (food)
316µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
572µg
100%
Folic acid
151µg
N/A
Iron
13mg
70%
Magnesium
255mg
64%
Monounsaturated
214g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
21mg
100%
Phosphorus
1684mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
185g
N/A
Potassium
1905mg
54%
Riboflavin (B2)
2mg
94%
Sodium
6154mg
100%
Sugars, added
100g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
2mg
100%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
9mg
57%

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