Loaded Shrimp Fries Recipe

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5 from 2 reviews

Crunchy, cheesy, and packed with flavorful toppings, these loaded shrimp fries are just what you need to spice up your next dinner. This seafood poutine recipe is super easy to make with basic ingredients but it packs so much flavor that it might become your new favorite shrimp dish.



1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon dried basil

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 lb shrimp (tails and shells removed, deveined)

1 Tablespoon butter

Old Bay seasoning, to taste

2 cups seasoned French fries

Oil for frying

5 oz shredded parmesan cheese

1 green onion (for garnish - optional)


  1. Dice the green onion and set aside.
  2. Heat the heavy cream in a saucepan and simmer on medium low, about 15 minutes, until cream is reduced by half.
  3. Stir in the Parmesan cheese, basil, salt and pepper. Lower the heat and keep warm while you prepare the shrimp and fries.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep pan on medium-high heat or a deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 C).
  5. Deep fry the French fries for about 5 minutes until crispy. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Set aside.
  6. Rinse the shrimp and pat dry with the paper towel.
  7. Sprinkle the shrimp with Old Bay seasoning to taste. 
  8. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add the butter until melted.
  9. Cook the shrimp, stirring often, until pink and opaque, about 5 minutes and drain.
  10. Place the French fries in two 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes, divided evenly. Top the fries with the shrimp, divided evenly.
  11. Add the heavy cream from earlier and the cheese and bake at 375°F for about 10 minutes, or until it melts. Serve with the green onions.


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