Coconut-Lime Fried Shrimp Recipe

Coconut-Lime Fried Shrimp Recipe

Coconut-Lime Fried Shrimp

This recipe of coconut-lime fried shrimp will take you to the tropics without leaving home!

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Not only is it a feast for the eyes, it is every bit as delicious as it looks! Great for an appetizer, or light meal.

Coconut-Lime Fried Shrimp Ingredients

1 cup Panko bread crumbs (use gluten free if needed)
3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
1/4 cups flour (use your favorite gluten free blend if needed)
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 lime, zested
1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1 egg + 2 tsp. water, beaten
1 pound raw jumbo shrimp, peeled + deveined, but tails left intact

Fiery Mango-Peach Jalapeño Sauce

1 mango, peeled + very finely diced
1/4 cup fresh pineapple, cored + finely diced
1 jalapeño, seeded + chopped (leave the seeds in for a little more heat)
1/3 cup sweet thai chili sauce (I substituted duck sauce)
2 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
1 lime, juiced
pinch of cayenne
pinch of salt

Instructions for Fiery Mango-Peach Jalapeño Sauce

– In a bowl combine the mango, pineapple, jalapeño, sweet thai chili sauce, basil, lime juice, pinch of cayenne and pinch of salt.
– Give it all a good stir, taste and adjust as needed.
– If desired you can place the sauce in a blender and puree until you have a smooth sauce. I like mine chunky though.
– Store in the fridge until the shrimp is ready.

Coconut-Lime Fried Shrimp

-In a medium bowl combine the Panko, shredded coconut, flour, crushed red pepper, lime zest, salt and pepper.
– In another smaller bowl whisk together the eggs.
– Dip the shrimp into the eggs and then dredge the shrimp through the Panko mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
– Place the shrimp on a plate and repeat with the remaining shrimp.Add enough canola/vegetable oil to cover the bottom of a large heavy bottom skillet and heat to 350 degrees F, or medium heat.
– Fry the shrimp in batches flipping after 1-2 minutes or until lightly golden.
– Place the shrimp on a paper towel lined plate, repeat with the remaining shrimp.
– Serve the shrimp warm with the fiery mango-pineapple jalapeño sauce.

Let us know how you did with the recipe and how delicious it was!

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