Empire State South's Fried Shrimp Po'Boy Recipe

Empire State South's Fried Shrimp Po'Boy Recipe
Staff Writer
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
2286
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
93g
100%
Sugar
97g
100%
Saturated Fat
26g
100%
Cholesterol
102mg
34%
Carbohydrate, by difference
304g
100%
Protein
56g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
313µg
45%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
17mg
23%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
51µg
57%
Calcium, Ca
624mg
62%
Choline, total
141mg
33%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
29g
100%
Folate, total
411µg
100%
Iron, Fe
23mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
155mg
48%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
23mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
1630mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
67µg
100%
Sodium, Na
3717mg
100%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Water
799g
30%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

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.