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Easy Shrimp Po'Boy on a green plate

Easy Baked Shrimp Po’boy

  • Author: Megan

Ingredients

Scale

Shrimp

  • 2 large egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce, vinegar base like Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup dry unseasoned panko crumbs
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon old bay
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 16 oz raw peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp, tails removed

 

Sandwich

  • French bread loaves with thin, crisp crusts and fluffy interiors. 
  • sliced tomato
  • shredded lettuce
  • dill pickles
  • mayo
  • hot sauce, vinegar base like Louisiana hot sauce

Instructions

Baked

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees and coat a large baking sheet with a nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and hot sauce. 
  3. On a large plate, mix together panko crumbs, salt, old bay seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper. On another large plate, add flour. 
  4. Using a fork, dredge shrimp in the flour, then place shrimp 1 at a time into the egg, then into the panko mixture. Press the shrimp into the panko to make sure they are well coated. Then Place the shrimp on your prepared baking sheet.
  5.  Bake for 8-12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and coating is golden brown, turning once.
  6. Once the shrimp are done cooking, place in a crusty french baguette with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, mayo, and hot sauce. 

 

Air Fryer

  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F. Add a single layer of shrimp to the air fryer basket. Cook 4 minutes.
  2. Flip shrimp over, spray with cooking spray, and cook an additional 2-4 minutes or just until cooked through and crispy.
  3. Once the shrimp are done cooking, place in a crusty french baguette with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, mayo, and hot sauce.

 

Pan Fry

  1. Heat 1 tbs butter over medium in a large skillet. Once the butter starts to bubble, add shrimp in a single layer, do not overcrowded. Work in batch if needed, wipe out the pan and add new butter in between batches. 
  2. Cook for 2-3 min on each side. Once they curl into a U shape, they are done. 
  3. Place shrimp on a plate lined with a paper towel while you cook the other batches. 
  4. Once the shrimp are done cooking, place in a crusty french baguette with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, mayo, and hot sauce.