Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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Coconut Shrimp

Casandra Claybourne Thompson

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@Cmect25

My husband absolutly love coconut and shrimp so why not. These shrimp and delisously crispy and sweet. Also a whole lot cheaper then a trip to your fave seafood resturant.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

24 large
shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 c
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper (opitonal i have done with or with out either way it is great just depends on how much heat you want)
4 large
egg whites
2 1/2 c
shredded sweetened coconut or fresh if you have it
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel.
2
In a small bowl combine cornstarch, salt, pepper, and cayenne.
3
In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until foamy. In another bowl, place the coconut. Coat the shrimp with the cornstarch and shake off any excess. Dip into the egg white and then press into the coconut to get full coverage. Try to keep 1 hand dry, this will keep things a little cleaner.
4
In a large pan or fryer, heat the oil to 350 degrees F and gently submerge the shrimp, 6 at a time. Fry for about 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove them to a rack to drain. And enjoy!

About this Recipe

Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #coconut, #shrimp