5 from 1 vote
Shrimp Po’ Boy
Course: Main
Cuisine: Cajun
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: DSTR
Ingredients
The Sauce
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup Ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp Horseradish
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning depends on how spicy you want it
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
Buttermilk Mixture
  • 1 Lb Shrimp We used large
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Creole seasoning
Dry Mixture
  • 1 cup Cornmeal
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp Fresh ground black powder
The Sandwiches
  • French bread or hogies
  • Lettuce shredded
  • Tomatos sliced
  • Creole Sauce above
Instructions
  1. Preheat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350 degrees.

  2. Rinse, peel, devein shrimp. (remove tail)

  3. Mix buttermilk with 2 tsp creole seasoning in a medium bowl, add shrimp.

  4. Mix cornmeal, flour, 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning and black pepper in a large bowl.

  5. Working in batches, remove the shrimp from the buttermilk and transfer them to the dry mixture. Dredge to coat, shake to remove any excess.

  6. Cook the shrimp in small batches in the oil until golden brown and crispy, 2 to 3 minutes.

  7. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to paper towels to drain.

  8. Assemble Po' boys as desired.