Japanese-Style Deep-Fried Shrimp


These deep-fried shrimp are coated with crispy panko crumbs to make the easiest, tastiest deep-fried shrimp ever!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled (tails left on) and deveined

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup panko crumbs

  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying


  1. Place shrimp in a bowl and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix flour and paprika together in a shallow bowl. Place eggs in a second bowl and panko in a third bowl.

  2. Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. Dip each shrimp into flour mixture, then into egg, and finally into panko crumbs to coat.

  4. Fry a few shrimp at a time in the hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels before serving.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of breading ingredients. The actual amount of breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

630 Calories
37g Fat
54g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 630
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 250mg 83%
Sodium 763mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 287mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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