Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
20 min
Total time:
30 min
Makes:
16 servings

Crispy Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients

6 cups
Soybean oil (for deep frying)
1⁄3 cup
All-purpose flour
1⁄2 teaspoon
Salt
1⁄2 teaspoon
Pepper
2
Eggs, beaten
1 cup
Shredded sweetened coconut
3⁄4 cups
Panko bread crumbs
1 pound
Shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached (16 shrimp per lb.)

Instructions for Crispy Coconut Shrimp

Preheat soybean oil to 350° F in heavy frying pan or small deep fryer.

Combine flour, salt and pepper in shallow bowl. Place eggs in second shallow bowl. Combine coconut and panko in the third shallow bowl.

Roll shrimp in flour, dip in eggs, and then roll in coconut mixture, pressing gently to coat. Place on sheet pan.

Fry in batches, 4 to 6 minutes per batch, turning as needed until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Notes

For extra crispy shrimp dip twice in egg and coconut mixture before frying.
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