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Breaded Scampi (The Best Langoustine Recipe)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Breaded Scampi, a delicious homemade seafood starter that is perfect for every occasion. Langoustine tails coated with flour, eggs and breadcrumbs, then deep fried until golden, what a treat they are! Quick and easy, the best way to cook langoustines. This breaded langoustine scampi is ready in no time, but it's so flavourful, making it the best finger food for any party or celebration.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: English
Keyword: langoustine recipes
Servings: 16 scampi
Calories: 325 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 16 langoustine tails
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying (or more depending on the size of your pan)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • a pinch of black pepper
  1. Heat up the oil in a deep frying pan.

  2. Beat the eggs with a pinch of salt.

  3. Combine the flour with salt and black pepper.

  4. Dust the langoustines with flour, shaking off the excess flour.

  5. Dip them in the beaten egg, then coat with breadcrumbs.

  6. Fry them in batches in the hot oil until they are golden brown, it might take anything between 1 or 2 minutes depending on the heat.

  7. Transfer the scampi on a plate lined with kitchen paper to soak up the excess oil.

  8. Serve with freshly squeezed lemon juice or the sauce of your choice.

Nutrition Facts
Breaded Scampi (The Best Langoustine Recipe)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 325 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 23g115%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 144mg6%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.