Coconut shrimp is a tastiest recipe and you won’t believe how easy it is to make it! And this is the best homemade recipe you will ever find.
Golden, sweet, crispy, coconut encrusted shrimp that is just as delicious and exotic in taste as it looks in the picture. Unlike other recipes, the shrimp are sweet and juicy, while the coconut crust is crispy-– without being greasy. Serve this coconut shrimp to your guests this summer and you may not believe but they will be the first thing to go.
For those of you who have never had it before, coconut shrimp is basically shrimp rolled in coconut and fried to a delicious crisp. You will be shocked at how easy it is to make.
It’s a quick 3 step process: the shrimp take a dunk into flour, then a dunk in beaten egg, and a heavy heavy heavy dunk into coconut/Panko.
Flour allows the egg to stick, egg allows the coconut and Panko to stick, coconut gives the shrimp their flavor, and Panko ensures a crunchy texture.
Coconut shrimp makes a fabulous finger food for a party, but can be prepared as a quick dinner too.
Yield: 1 Pound; 4 Servings
Prep time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour (or whole wheat) (measured correctly)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
- 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 pound raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached
- Vegetable oil or Coconut oil