Crown Maple Recipes

Maple Bourbon Fried Shrimp

Maple Bourbon Fried Shrimp

This simple preparation of an old favorite is sure to surprise. Our Bourbon Barrel Aged maple syrup compliments the inherent sweetness of shrimp and creates a dish that can stand alone but suits well as an appetizer


15 Minutes


30 Minutes




2 # Tail- On Shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup Milk
1/2 cup Buttermilk
1/2 cup Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup
1 cup All Purpose Flour
2 Tbl Cornmeal
1 Tbl Coarse Black Pepper
1 1/2 Tbl Kosher Salt
2 tsp Baking Powder
Vegetable or Peanut Oil, for frying


Step One

In a heavy bottomed pot, heat 2 inches of oil to 375 degrees using a candy or deep fryer thermometer to monitor the temperature. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

Step Two

In a shallow dish, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, black pepper, salt and baking powder

Step Three

In a sperate shallow dish, whisk together the milk, buttermilk and bourbon maple syrup

Step Four

Pat the shrimp dry and dredge in the flour mixture. Dip the shrimp in the wet mixture and then again into the dry mixture. Place shrimp on the parchment- lined baking sheet to allow the coating to set before frying

Step Five

Deep fry the shrimp in the oil until they are cooked through and golden brown

Serve shrimp with our Herb Goat Cheese or Lime Scampi dipping sauces