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Easy Recipe for Coconut Shrimp

By stacy ling

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Looking for a simple dish to serve as an appetizer or part of a main course? Wait until you try this easy coconut shrimp recipe.

Coconut shrimp offers a delightful combination of the succulent shrimp’s  taste and texture with the tropical sweetness and crunch of coconut. It  is a popular dish in many coastal and tropical regions, bringing a  taste of the beach to your plate.

Ingredients – peeled and deveined – all-purpose flour – salt – black pepper – paprika – shredded coconut (unsweetened) – panko breadcrumbs – large eggs – Vegetable oil – Dipping sauce 

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Step 1: Prepare the Shrimp Start by patting the shrimp dry with paper towels to remove any  excess moisture. This will help the coating stick better. Then, in a  shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, black pepper, paprika, and  cayenne pepper. Mix well to create a seasoned flour mixture.

Step 2: Coat the Shrimp Dip each shrimp into the seasoned flour mixture, ensuring it’s fully  coated. Shake off any excess flour before moving on to the next step

Step 3: Create the Coconut Coating In another bowl, beat the eggs until well combined. In a separate bowl or plate, mix the shredded coconut with panko  breadcrumbs. Dip the coated shrimp in each.

Step 4: Fry the Coconut Shrimp In a large skillet or deep fryer, heat vegetable oil and carefully place a few coated shrimp into the hot oil, making sure not  to overcrowd the pan. Fry them for 2-3 minutes per side, or until they  turn golden brown and crispy.

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Step 5: Serve and Enjoy Arrange the freshly fried coconut shrimp on a serving platter and  garnish with chopped fresh herbs, such as cilantro or parsley, for an  added touch of freshness.

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