Long John Silver's is the largest quick-service seafood restaurant chain in the United States, with about one-third of the estimated $1.24 billion market. The chain's more than 1,200 units, located in 36 states, feature a nautical theme and a menu that includes, in addition to Long John Silver's trademark batter-dipped fish, chicken, and seafood, breaded fish, sandwiches, french fries, coleslaw, hush puppies, corn, and desserts. About 60 percent of the U.S. units are owned and operated by the company; the remainder, along with all of the 28 overseas outlets, are franchises. More than 120 of the U.S. units are cobranded sites also featuring an A&W All-American Food outlet.
Captain D's Seafood Restaurant Copycat Recipe
2 egg whites
1 1/2 cups panko or breadcrumbs
1/2 teaspoon cumin
3/4 cup flaked coconut
1 garlic clove, minced
24 large shrimp, peeled, deveined, butterflied
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil spray. Beat egg whites in bowl. In a small plastic bag, mix panko, cumin, coconut, garlic, and pepper. Dip shrimp in egg whites. Shake in plastic bag to coat. Lay shrimp on baking sheet and bake about 6 minutes per side until golden brown.