Heat oil in deep fryer to 375 degrees F.
Mix batter by combining cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sour cream, milk, eggs, salt and melted butter. (Add a little more milk if the batter is too thick for dipping the shrimp.)
Skewer the shrimp, dip in the batter, and deep-fry until golden brown.
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