Camaron Rebosado Recipe

Camaron Rebosado (translated in English as Overflowed Shrimp) is an easy seafood dish that makes use of shrimps as the primary component. Shelled shrimps are marinated in lemon juice and dipped in a batter before deep frying.This style of cooking shrimp nearly resembles the Japanese tempura and shrimp croquettes; however, some ingredients and preparation steps vary.Fried dishes are often regarded as bland or having a very mild taste. This is one of the reasons why a rich and flavorful sauce should be paired with such dishes. For this simple shrimp recipe, an easy to make sweet and sour sauce is the solution.

Try this Camaron Rebosado recipe. Let me know what you think.

Camaron Rebosado

Camaron Rebosado Recipe


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 piece lemon
  • 8 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pieces raw eggs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh milk
  • 3 cups cooking oil

Watch the cooking video:

Cooking Procedure

  1. Marinate the shrimp in lemon juice for 30 minutes.
  2. Combine flour, cornstarch, and salt in a mixing bowl then mix well.
  3. Add the eggs and milk stir until all the ingredients are well distributed.
  4. Heat a pan and pour-in the cooking oil.
  5. When the oil is hot enough, dip a piece of shrimp in the batter (leave the tail uncovered) then deep-fry until the color of the outer part turns dark yellow and the texture becomes crispy.
  6. Remove from the pan or fryer then place in a plate with paper towel (this will absorb excess oil).
  7. Serve with sweet and sour sauce. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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  1. Hi sir! Can we use this battered mixed like cooking Shrimp Calamari, Fish fillet and pork battered? Thanks

  2. erica says:

    your website is just great! mas naiinlove ang boyfriend ko sa akin because of my cooking, thanks to your website!!

  3. gaie j. quizon says:

    Thank you very much for this recipe. I had been making camaron rebosado without following any recipe and the results were good. However, I always have either too much or too little batter. I decided to google a filipino style camaron rebosado and I found your recipe. It is not only good, it is superb and the saltiness is just right, It is really very, very delicious. I actually found your video very helpful. Thank you again. More power to you.

  4. this really help me a lot!i want to ask if good to how many people serves the recipe of camaron rebosado…

    hope can get your answer as soon…


  5. kenshasa says:

    mmmmmm love shrimp.. how bout the sauce? how to make it? is it sweet n sour sauce u have?

  6. yenyen says:

    hi po.. kuya, should we cook the shrimp first before marinating? it looks cooked eh. thanks

  7. hey there,
    just wanted to thank you for this recipe. i made it tonight for me and my husband and we both really enjoyed it. thanks again!

  8. thank u po uli,, i love to eat shirmp.

  9. jerc0508 says:

    kuya tnx po sa video im hapi to learn how to cook na hehe,, pwd po ba orange ang imarenate ko sa shrimp?

  10. Wow! I’ve been waiting for this. Thanks very much! I’m just wondering if I can use chicken strips with this batter? what do u reckon kuya?

    hope to hear from you…

  11. You’re welcome inday as always :)

  12. Did you mean chicken lollipop Maryeli? I’ll make sure to have chicken wings in my grocery list so that we can feature that soon.

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