Crispy Coconut Shrimp
If you’re looking for a delightful seafood dish that’s both crispy and bursting with flavor, then you’ve come to the right place. Our Crispy Coconut Shrimp recipe is a true crowd-pleaser, perfect for any occasion. With a golden, crunchy coconut coating and tender, succulent shrimp inside, this dish will transport your taste buds straight to the tropics.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Sweet chili sauce for dipping
- Start by preparing your breading station. In one bowl, combine the shredded coconut and panko breadcrumbs.
- In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.
- Place the flour in a third bowl.
- Take each shrimp and dip it first in the flour, then the egg mixture, and finally, coat it with the coconut and breadcrumb mixture. Press the coating firmly to adhere.
- Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Carefully add the coated shrimp and fry until they turn golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side.
- Remove the shrimp from the oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
- Serve the Crispy Coconut Shrimp hot with sweet chili sauce for dipping.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Crispy Coconut Shrimp are a tropical delight with their golden, crunchy coating and tender, succulent shrimp inside. Serve them as an appetizer or main dish with sweet chili sauce for a burst of flavor.
Nutrition Information (per serving):
- Calories: 320
- Protein: 20g
- Fat: 20g
- Carbohydrates: 20g
- Fiber: 2g
- Sugar: 2g
Whether you’re serving these Crispy Coconut Shrimp as an appetizer at a party or as a main course for a special dinner, they’re sure to be a hit. The combination of the sweet coconut coating and succulent shrimp is simply irresistible. Make this recipe today and transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise!