Copy Cat Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Sauce like Red Lobster's.

Norma DeRemer

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@PApride

A long time ago we went to Red Lobster and I thougt I try their Coconut Shrimp. I love them, so I thougt I'd try to copy what I thought they had in their recipe. Turned out really good.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
corn starch - divided
2 c
plain bread crumbs
2 c
sweetened coconut flakes
1 1/2 c
liquid pina colada drink mix - divided
2 Tbsp
powdered sugar
1/3 c
spiced rum if desired
1 lb
raw jumbo shrimp - peeled, deveined, butterflied if desired
1/3 c
sour cream
1/3 c
canned crushed pineapple - drained
enough oil in your pan for frying or use eletric fryer

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place 1 cup corn starch in a bowl; set aside.
2
Combine bread crumbs, 1/2 cup corn starch and coconut flakes in a separate bowl; set aside.
3
Combine 1 cup pina colada drink mix, powdered sugar and rum if desired in a separate bowl; set aside
4
Coat shrimp in corn starch, then dip in pina colada mixture, then in coconut mixture, back into pina colada mixture and back into coconut mixture.
5
Carefull drop each coated shrimp into 375 degree oil, fry until golden brown, drain on a brown paper bags.
6
To make sauce for dipping.
7
Combine 1/2 cup pina colada drink mix, sour cream and pineapple, stir and place in a bowl.
8
Dip fried shrimp in the sauce and enjoy.
9
* Also can be baked on a greased cookie sheet at 450 or until golden brown or broiled in your oven. Watch not to burn them.

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