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Coconut Shrimp

by Praveen Kumar
A delicious and simple appetizer that is best suited for any weeknight dinner.
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Coconut Shrimp is a easy to make summer weeknight meal that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Often served as an appetizer in restaurants across the globe, it is a dish that every seafood lover would enjoy.

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A plateful of these crispy delights with sweet chilli sauce and french fries would just disappear almost immediately.


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Coconut Shrimp Recipe

A delicious and simple appetizer that is best suited for any weeknight dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American

Ingredients for Coconut Shrimp

  • 200 g Shrimps peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp Lime Zest grated
  • 1/2 tblsp Lime Juice
  • 1/2 cup Plain Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Egg large
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • 1 1/4 cup Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • for frying Oil

How to make Coconut Shrimp

  • Mix the shrimps, lime zest and lime juice in a bowl.
  • Mix the flour, salt, pepper powder in a bowl and keep aside.
  • Beat the egg and coconut milk in a bowl until smooth.
  • Add the coconut flakes and red chilli powder together.
  • Coat the shrimps, one at a time, first with flour, then egg and coconut.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan over medium flame.
  • Cook the shrimps, couple at a time, for 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Serve with sweet chilli sauce.

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