Crispy and Flavorful Coconut Shrimp

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  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, combine the shredded coconut, panko breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and paprika. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs and buttermilk.
  3. Dredge each shrimp in the flour, then dip it into the egg mixture, and coat it with the coconut breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Fry the coated shrimp in batches until they are golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Serve the crispy coconut shrimp hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy and Flavorful Coconut Shrimp are the perfect appetizer or main course for seafood lovers. The shrimp are coated in a crunchy coconut and breadcrumb mixture, then fried to golden perfection. They’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a hint of tropical coconut flavor that’s simply irresistible. Whether you’re serving them as an appetizer at a party or as a delicious weeknight dinner, these coconut shrimp will quickly become a favorite in your household. They’re best enjoyed with a side of sweet and tangy dipping sauce or a squeeze of fresh lime. Get ready to transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise with every bite!

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 350

Total Fat: 15g

Saturated Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 150mg

Sodium: 800mg

Total Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 2g

Protein: 20g

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