Easy, Crispy Coconut Shrimp
Crunchy coconut shrimp make a crowd-pleasing appetizer that will keep your guests coming back for more.
- 24 medium shrimp, fresh
- 3/4 cup flour
- 1/2 tsp garlic & herb seasoning
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Preheat oil in a deep pan. Peel and devein the shrimp. Sprinkle shrimp evenly with seasoning blend and pepper.
- Place flour, egg and coconut in three small separate bowls. Dip the shrimp first in egg, then in flour and back in egg. Roll in coconut to coat completely.
- Drop coated shrimp in hot oil, taking care not to overcrowd pan. Fry until the shrimp is opaque and the coconut is lightly browned and crispy. Serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 372 (66%)
(67%)Total Fat 44g
(174%)Saturated Fat 35g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 33g
(41%)Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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