Shrimp Ono Nui

Shrimp Ono Nui Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

This Hawaiian-style shrimp dish came from the Safari Steakhouse restaurant in the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu. The shrimp are heavily coated with shredded coconut before being deep-fried and served with a pineapple cocktail sauce. Ono nui means "very good" in Hawaiian and this dish definitely lives up to its name. From Best Recipes from the Los Angeles Times.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

24
raw jumbo shrimp, peeled
1/2 c
flour
salt, to taste
2
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
shredded coconut
oil, for deep frying
1 c
cocktail sauce, purchased
1/4 c
crushed pineapple

How to Make Shrimp Ono Nui

Step-by-Step

  • 1Roll the shrimp in flour seasoned with salt, then dip in the beaten egg.
  • 2Roll the shrimp in the coconut, covering thoroughly.
  • 3Deep-fry the shrimp in oil heated to about 350 degrees until browned and cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 4Drain on paper towels.
  • 5Mix the cocktail sauce with the crushed pineapple.
  • 6Serve the shrimp with the sauce on the side.

Printable Recipe Card

About Shrimp Ono Nui

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian




Leave a Comment

Pinch Tips: How To Peel & Devein Shrimp Recipe

pinch tips: How to Peel & Devein Shrimp

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to easily peel and devein shrimp.

12 Slurp-worthy Oyster Recipes

12 Slurp-Worthy Oyster Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

Calling all oyster-lovers! If you’re a fan of slurping down some yummy oysters, why not try making some at home? Plus, some more creative ways to enjoy. Check out these...

25 Blue Ribbon Shrimp Recipes

25 Blue Ribbon Shrimp Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

There's nothing fishy here! We've found 25 stellar Blue Ribbon shrimp recipes full of flavor and perfect for summer.

promotion