Coconut Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Coconut Fried Shrimp

Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

I am probably one of the many proud and plenty who are a big fan of shrimp and this is one of my favs!


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Serves:

6 servings

Ingredients

vegetable oil
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2/3 c
water
2 c
shredded sweetened coconut
1/2 c
bread crumbs, fresh
1 lb
medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined

DIPPING SAUCE

1/2 c
orange marmalade
4 tsp
rice vinegar
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large, heavy pot, heat 2 inches of the oil to 360.
2
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the flour,salt and baking powder. Add the water and whisk until smooth. Let the batter stand for 15 minutes.
3
In a wide, shallow bowl, toss the coconut and bread crumbs together.
4
Put the shrimp into the batter. One by one remove the shrimp and dredge in the coconut mixture, pressing to help the coconut adhere. Fry the shrimp in batches in the hot oil for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until brown. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the shrimp to a baking sheet lined with paper towels.
5
In small,non-plastic,microwave-safe bowl, stir together the dipping sauce ingredients. Microwave on high (100% power) about 45 seconds or until bubbly. Stir and serve with the shrimp.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy