Buttermilk Battered, Country-Fried Butterfly Shrimp made with RITZ Crackers

It's no secret: recognizable brands demand attention on menus. Easily update one of the most popular dishes with the flavor of batter made with buttery RITZ Crackers.



10 servings, 8.5 oz. each

  • Remoulade Sauce

  • 7¼ oz. mayonnaise
  • 3¾ oz. ketchup
  • 3¼ oz. coarse grain mustard
  • 1 oz. dill pickles, finely chopped
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1 tsp. Creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

  • Batter

  • 34½ oz. buttermilk
  • 5¾ oz. RITZ Crackers, crushed
  • 2¼ oz. all-purpose flour
  • 2¼ oz. cornstarch
  • 4 tsp. Creole seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder

  • RITZ Flour

  • 3 oz. RITZ Crackers
  • 2¼ oz. all-purpose flour
  • 2¼ oz. cornstarch
  • 2½ lb. uncooked extra-large shrimp, peeled with tails left on, deveined, butterflied
  • 8½ oz. RITZ Crackers, finely crushed

Nutrition per serving

Calories430 Total fat33 gSaturated fat5 gTrans fat0 gCholesterol195 mgSodium1450 mgCarbohydrate11 gDietary fiber1 gAdded sugars1 gProtein22 gVitamin A10 %DVVitamin C2 %DVVitamin D0 %DVCalcium8 %DVIron6 %DVPotassium4 %DV
Remoulade Sauce:   

Mix ingredients until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.


Process ingredients in blender until smooth. Refrigerate at least 30 min. or until crackers are hydrated.

RITZ Flour:  

Process crackers, flour and cornstarch in blender to a fine powder.

Dredge shrimp in RITZ Flour, shaking off excess. Dip into Batter, then into cracker crumbs. Repeat until all shrimp have been coated.

Fry in 350°F deep fryer 1 to 2 min. or until crust is crisp and golden brown, and shrimp are done (145°F.)

For each serving:  

Plate 4 oz. fried shrimp and 1-1/2 oz. Remoulade Sauce.

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