Coconut Shrimp with Almond Sriracha Dipping Sauce

1
Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

I haven't made coconut shrimp in years and I struggled to remember what went into the batter. I started throwing stuff together and this came out better than I remember. The sauce is the perfect pairing to the crunchy shrimp.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    uncooked shrimp, deveined & deshelled
  • 1 c
    flour
  • BATTER FOR SHRIMP:

  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    coconut flour
  • 1/2 c
    corn meal
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 can(s)
    coconut milk, unsweetened (divided)
  • 1 c
    unsweetened coconut, finely shredded
  • ·
    coconut oil, for frying
  • DIPPING SAUCE:

  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    key lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    sriracha sauce
  • 1/3 c
    coconut milk, unsweetened

How to Make Coconut Shrimp with Almond Sriracha Dipping Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the four ingredients for the dipping sauce in a bowl and stir well to combine; set aside.
  2. In a separate dish, combine the 1/2 c. flour, coconut flour, corn meal, baking soda, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes. Stir well to combine. Add one whole can and the partial can of coconut milk; stir well. Batter may be thick.
  3. In two separate dishes, place the flour in one and coconut in the other.
  4. Melt your coconut oil for frying. Dredge shrimp first through the flour, then through the batter, then in the coconut. Add to heated oil. Fry each side until golden brown and shrimp is pink. Serve hot with the dipping sauce.

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About Coconut Shrimp with Almond Sriracha Dipping Sauce

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy




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