Crispy Coconut Lime Shrimp Tacos



Crispy Coconut Lime Shrimp Tacos

Crispy Coconut Lime Shrimp Tacos are a burst of tropical flavors in every bite. These tacos are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend fiesta. The combination of crispy coconut-coated shrimp, zesty lime sauce, and fresh toppings will transport your taste buds to a beachside paradise.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the shredded coconut and panko breadcrumbs.
  3. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  4. Dip each shrimp into the flour, then into the beaten eggs, and finally coat them in the coconut breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Place the coated shrimp on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  6. While the shrimp are baking, prepare the lime sauce by mixing together lime zest, lime juice, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, honey, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Warm the flour tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave.
  8. Assemble the tacos by placing a spoonful of the lime sauce on each tortilla, followed by a few shrimp, lettuce, tomatoes, and sliced red onions.
  9. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and serve immediately.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Crispy Coconut Lime Shrimp Tacos are a tropical delight with crunchy coconut shrimp, zesty lime sauce, and fresh toppings.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 420, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 18g

Crispy Coconut Lime Shrimp Tacos are the perfect combination of crispy and creamy, tangy and sweet. They’re a tropical escape in the form of a taco, and they’re sure to be a hit at your next meal. Enjoy these delicious tacos with family and friends, and savor the flavors of the beach wherever you are.

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