Easy Coconut Shrimp

“Guests are always impressed when I serve these restaurant-quality shrimp. A selection of sauces served alongside adds the perfect touch.” —Tacy Holliday, Germantown, Maryland

Easy Coconut ShrimpPhoto: Taste of Home
Easy Coconut Shrimp
Easy Coconut Shrimp
Servings Prep Time
2dozen 25minutes
Servings Prep Time
2dozen 25minutes
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry shrimp, a few at a time, until golden brown, about 1-1/2 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Serve with dipping sauce or mustard if desired.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 shrimp: 171 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fibre), 5g protein.