Coconut Shrimp

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A delicious and simple appetizer that is best suited for any weeknight dinner.
Coconut Shrimp

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.

Coconut Shrimp

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


Coconut Shrimp
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Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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

Ingredients for Coconut Shrimp

  • 200 g Shrimps peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp Lime Zest grated
  • 1/2 tbsp 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.
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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