Easy Crispy Buffalo Fried Shrimp

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If you’re a fan of seafood, then shrimp is probably one of your favorite dishes. This versatile seafood is a great source of protein and can be cooked in many different ways, including frying. And if you’re a fan of spicy food, then you’re going to love this easy crispy buffalo fried shrimp recipe!

Buffalo fried shrimp is a popular dish that combines the deliciousness of crispy fried shrimp with the spicy kick of buffalo sauce. It’s a perfect appetizer for parties or a quick and easy meal that can be prepared in no time. This recipe is perfect for those who want to add some excitement to their shrimp dishes without sacrificing the crispiness of fried shrimp.

In this article, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step process to make easy crispy buffalo fried shrimp that is sure to impress your friends and family. We’ll also provide some tips and variations to help you customize the recipe to your liking.

So, whether you’re a fan of spicy food or just looking for a new way to prepare shrimp, this easy crispy buffalo fried shrimp recipe is definitely worth trying. Let’s get started!

Easy Crispy Buffalo Fried Shrimp

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Ready in: 20 mins Cuisine: American
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course Servings: 4 Calories: 239kcal

Ingredients of Making Crispy Buffalo Fried Shrimp

To prepare this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large Eggs, beaten


  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1 pack Hilo Life Piece-a-Pizza
  • 1/4 tsp Natural Ancient Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried Parsley

Toppings & Garnishes

  • 1/2 cup Buffalo Sauce, I used the sauce from my Air Fryer Buffalo Wings
  • Blue cheese crumbles, optional
  • Green Onion, sliced, optional
  • Avocado oil, for pan frying, use DRDAVINAHS for 15% off

Instructions for Making Perfect Buffalo Fried Shrimp

  1. Add the Hilo Life, coconut flour, and seasonings to a blender (or food processor). Pulse until it becomes like breadcrumbs.
  2. Dip the shrimp in the egg and coat them with the flour mix. Set aside.
  3. Heat avocado oil in a pan to medium-high heat.
  4. Fry the shrimp in the oil for about 1-2 minutes per side. Set aside on a paper towel to get rid of extra oil.
  5. Top the shrimp with your favorite buffalo sauce, blue cheese crumbles, and chopped green onions. Have blue cheese dressing as a dip.

Nutrition Details

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 336mg | Sodium: 2042mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 3mg

Tips and Variations

Here are some tips and variations to consider when preparing the easy crispy buffalo fried shrimp recipe:

  • You can use any hot sauce of your choice, such as Frank’s RedHot or Tabasco.
  • For a milder flavor, reduce the amount of cayenne pepper or omit it altogether.
  • For a thicker coating, you can double-coat the shrimp by dipping them in the flour mixture and buttermilk mixture twice.
  • You can also bake the shrimp instead of frying them for a healthier option.
  • Serve the crispy buffalo fried shrimp as a main course or as an appetizer.

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About the Author: Chris Collins

An avid traveler who is passionate about exploring new cultures and destinations. As much as he loves to explore the world, he is equally concerned about maintaining his health and personal development.

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