Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Tangy Sauce

Imagine the gentle sound of waves, a warm breeze, and the tantalizing aroma of Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Tangy Sauce filling the air. This recipe is a delightful tropical escape that brings a burst of flavor to your table.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • For the Tangy Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oil in a deep fryer or large skillet to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In separate bowls, prepare your coating stations. One bowl for flour mixed with paprika, salt, and pepper. Another bowl for beaten eggs. A third bowl for a mixture of shredded coconut and panko breadcrumbs.
  3. Dredge each shrimp in the flour mixture, then dip into the beaten eggs, and finally coat with the coconut breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Carefully place coated shrimp into the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. For the tangy sauce, mix mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, honey, and lime juice in a bowl. Serve alongside the crispy coconut shrimp.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy Coconut Shrimp are a tropical delight, with a golden crispy coating and a tangy sauce that perfectly complements the sweetness of the coconut. Enjoy them as a delicious appetizer or a delightful main course.

Nutritional information: Calories: 320, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 16g

As the sun sets on your culinary journey, take a bite of this Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Tangy Sauce, and let the combination of textures and flavors transport you to a beachside paradise. Whether shared with friends or savored alone, this dish brings the taste of the tropics to your table, leaving you craving more with every delightful bite.

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