Fried Coconut Shrimp

2014-06-06
  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    300.2
  • Fat

    13.4 g
  • Saturated Fat

    8.7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat

    1.3 g
  • Cholesterol

    172.3 mg
  • Sodium

    588.7 mg
  • Potassium

    324.6 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    17.2 g
  • Fiber

    2.9 g
  • Sugars

    1.7 g
  • Protein

    27.5 g

Fried coconut shrimp. Shrimp with shredded coconut and ginger cooked in a deep fryer. Easy and delicious! Use fried shrimp as an appetizer or main dish. You may also like Best Marinated Shrimp Appetizer

Fried Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients

  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup(180 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups(500 g) shredded coconut
  • 1½ pounds(720g) large shrimp, shelled and deveined

Method

Step 1

Preheat vegetable oil in a deep fryer to 325º F(160º C).

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, salt, ground ginger, and black pepper. Mix well and set aside.

Step 3

Using another mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.

Step 4

Coat shrimp with flour mixture and dip into beaten egg whites.

Step 5

Pat shredded coconut onto shrimp.

Step 6

Fry, turning once, until golden brown. Serve fried coconut shrimp hot.

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