Japanese-Style Deep-Fried Shrimp Recipe- japanese Special

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

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time15 min
  • Total Time25 min

Japanese-Style Deep-Fried Shrimp Ingredients

  • 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 

How to Make Japanese-Style Deep-Fried Shrimp


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.


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


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


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.