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coconut shrimp

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lisa Thames
Gretna, LA

I stumbled onto this recipe on the net when I was looking for something new to try. I absolutely loved it, and hope everyone else does, too! :) One of the great things about this recipe is that it can be altered to serve as few or as many as you need! ;)

(2 ratings)
yield 2 to 3
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For coconut shrimp

  • 15 md
  • 2 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 c
    finely shredded coconut

How To Make coconut shrimp

  • 1
    First, peel the shrimp shell, devein, dehead, and wash it in clean ice water .dry the shrimp for few minutes. Sprinkle some salt, pepper and garlic powder on the shrimp. Now in separate bowl mix flour, egg, and beat it until you get a batter. Now dip the shrimp in the batter and roll it on the shredded coconut. Gently press the coconut on the shrimp to coat thoroughly. Now arrange the shrimps in a baking sheet and transfer it to a pre-heated, 350 degree oven. Bake the shrimp for 10 -12 minutes until they are golden brown. Serve it with sauce or tropical salsas.
  • 2
    While serving, fresh pineapple salsa is used. The ingredients for pineapple salsa are 1 cup of finely chopped pineapple, 1/3 cup of chopped red onions, One cup of fresh limejuice and ¼ teaspoon of pepper to taste. Gently mix the ingredient in a bowl and serve it with the coconut shrimp.