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Spanish Style Shrimp Fritters Recipe

For a light lunch or tapa before dinner.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine spanish
Servings 2


  • 60 g flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 150 g packet shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Add flour to a bowl. Then make a well in the middle of the flour and add 1 egg.
  • Beat together the egg.
  • Add 4 tablespoons of water to the flour/egg mixture and combine.
  • Add the garlic and onion to the mixture and combine.
  • Add paprika, salt, pepper and shrimp to the mix and combine.
  • Heat oil in a small frying pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add spoonfuls of the shrimp mixture to the frying pan. Don’t overcrowd the pan.
  • Cook for about a minute and a half each side.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • Serve
Keyword fish, pescatarian, seafood, shrimp