Buffalo Shrimp Appetizer Recipe. We’ll never get our fill of buffalo sauced appetizers here on the Ranch. If you love your wings, you’ve got to try this version where shrimp are fried crispy and served with blue cheese dressing.
Friends don’ let friends enjoy a Superbowl Party without this appetizer recipe. Everyone will bring wings, so why not be smart with this shrimp version of our favorite classic.
This is just flat out a great shrimp appetizer recipe. I could have eaten a hundred of these shrimp. A riff on a Buffalo Chicken Wing recipe and it comes together in a snap.
The shrimp are breaded in a cayenne and flour breading, sautéed in a Buffalo-style butter and hot wing sauce combo, then stand tall in blue cheese dressing. Use your favorite bottled blue cheese dressing, or better yet make your own. This Creamiest Blue Cheese Dressing recipe is easy and fabulous with flavor.
Served alongside a battalion of cool crunchy celery… this dish equals a delicious bite after bite of hot..crunch..cool..blue cheesy delight.
So whether you’re partying it up with friends, or looking for a light and delicious dinner for two idea, give this recipe a try. Now let’s take a look at this great shrimp appetizer recipe.
Recipe for Buffalo Shrimp Appetizer
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Skip the wings and try this buffalo shrimp appetizer recipe. Easy and a crowd pleaser.
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
- 1 dozen large shrimp shelled and deveined
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1-2 teaspoons of your favorite Hot Wing Sauce
- Blue Cheese Dressing for serving
In a shallow bowl, combine flour salt and cayenne pepper.
Pat shrimp dry and toss in the flour mixture, coating well.
In a large skillet heat oil, butter and 1 – 2 teaspoons hot sauce. Amount depends on how much heat and flavor you want. Add shrimp and cook about 4-5 minutes per side, until nicely browned.
Pour a little of the sauce over the shrimp while browning.
To serve, place shrimp in a platter, serve with a bowl of blue cheese dressing and carrot and celery sticks.
Homemade is always best. Take a look at my Creamiest Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe.
Buffalo Shrimp Appetizer …It’s What’s for a Party.