Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp



Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp

There’s something magical about the combination of succulent shrimp and the crispy, golden perfection of coconut coating. This Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp recipe will transport your taste buds straight to the tropical paradise. It’s a dish that’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a summer gathering or just craving a taste of the exotic.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Begin by preparing the breading station. Place the flour in one shallow dish, the beaten eggs in another, and a mixture of shredded coconut and breadcrumbs in a third dish.
  2. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  3. Coat each shrimp in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  4. Dip the floured shrimp into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off.
  5. Press the shrimp into the coconut and breadcrumb mixture, making sure they are evenly coated.
  6. Heat oil in a deep frying pan to 350°F (175°C).
  7. Carefully add the breaded shrimp to the hot oil and fry until they turn golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  8. Remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  9. Serve your Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp are a delightful combination of tender shrimp and a crispy, coconutty coating. They make for a perfect appetizer or main dish.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 16g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 20g

Picture yourself enjoying these delectable bites of paradise as you savor the delightful contrast between the tender shrimp and the crunchy coconut breading. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer at your next gathering or making them for a special dinner, these Golden Crispy Coconut Shrimp will transport your taste buds to a tropical beach, even if you’re miles away.

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