Add remaining ingredients except oil for frying and stir until well blended. Calabash Style Fried Shrimp. Preheat oil to 350 degrees F. Combine 1/2 cup oil and egg; beat well. In this shrimp recipe, large shrimp are battered with a mixture of egg, milk, cornmeal, and flour then deep fried in oil. Dip the Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to learn how to fry golden brown shrimp at home. That’s the Calabash way of frying seafood. Gently dip shrimp into the batter, and deep fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until batter is golden and the shrimp float in the oil. … Lightly battered and lightly fried. Using a bowl, combine the beer, flour, and salt, and allow to sit at room temperature for 2-3 hours. Enjoy this fried shrimp as a snack or serve with fries for a wonderful lunch or dinner. Lay cooked shrimp on a wire rack resting on a cookie sheet to drain the oil. Printable recipe included.