Easy Coconut Shrimp
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makesabout 1-1/2 dozen
- 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
- 1 egg, beaten
- 3/4 cup pineapple juice
- 1 package (14 ounces) sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Sweet-and-sour sauce, plum sauce or Dijon mustard, optional
- In a bowl, combine the flour, seasoning, egg and pineapple juice until smooth. Place coconut in a shallow bowl. Dip shrimp into batter, then coat with coconut.
- In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry shrimp, a few at a time, for 1-1/2 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Serve with dipping sauce or mustard if desired.
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May 17, 2018
My husband made this recipe last night with jumbo gulf shrimp. If I could give this recipe a 10, I would! I made a simple sauce from apricot jam and added a touch of horseradish. I could have this dish at least once a week!
Oct 9, 2010
It works the best with Jumbo Shrimp. It was the best shrimp I ever tasted, and the recipe turned out great. I mixed Apricot jam with honey for the dipping sauce.
Aug 27, 2010
The batter and coconut would not stick to the shrimp at all. It was a big mess.
Jul 17, 2008
and it taste really good