Fried Shrimp Po-Boys with Spicy Remoulade and Slaw

Prep Time: 30 minutes  Yield: 4 servings

 


Spicy Remoulade:

1 egg

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons green onions, chopped

2 tablespoons ketchup

1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

Salt

Pepper

1 cup vegetable oil


 

In a blender, combine the egg, lemon juice, green onions, ketchup, chipotle, garlic, salt and pepper and blend. While the blender is running, slowly add the oil in a steady stream to create an emulsion. Taste for seasoning.

 


Slaw:

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1/4 cup cider vinegar

1/2 cup vegetable oil

Salt

Pepper

2 cups shredded green cabbage

1 cup shredded red cabbage

1 cup carrots, julienned

1/2 cup red onions, julienned


 

 

In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, mustard and vinegar. Slowly whisk in the oil and season with salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the cabbages, carrots and onions. Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

 

 


Fried Shrimp:

2 pounds (16 count per pound) shrimp, peeled and deveined

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 cups flour

2 eggs

1/4 cup water

2 cups cornmeal


 

Preheat oil in fryer to 360 degrees. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. Season the flour with salt and pepper. Dredge the shrimp in the flour. Make an egg wash with the egg and the water. Dredge the shrimp in the egg wash. Dredge the shrimp in the cornmeal. Fry the shrimp until golden brown. Drain on a paper towel lined plate.

 

To assemble:

2 long, thin loaves French bread

 

Slice the French bread in half to create 4 sandwiches. Spread some of the remoulade on the bread. Top with the fried shrimp. Place some of the slaw on top.