Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Adapted from Cooking with Beer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oil in deep fryer or heavy sauce pan to 360°F.
  2. Combine beer,flour, Cream of Wheat, salt and paprika in a medium bowl, Stir in 1 cup coconut; mix well and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Place remaining coconut in a shallow bowl.
  4. Place shrimp in batter and stir to coat. Remove shrimp individually and dip into coconut, covering evenly. Fry shrimp in batches 4 minutes or until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Most Helpful

What a great recipe! Crunchy, sweet from the coconut, just a hint of salty, wonderful!
Thank you PapaD, for always having shared your time & wonderful recipes.

MaMere June 19, 2012

Delicious! I butteryfly my shrimp when I fry it, and did so with this. I'm afraid mine turned out a bit oil was too hot, even though I didn't even heat it on high, just medium. The taste is spectacular. Thanks for sharing!

breezermom October 26, 2011