Coconut Shrimp With Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are soooo good! Found this on the Smuckers web site.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butterfly each shrimp by cutting slightly more than halfway through using a small sharp knife, starting at top of the inward curve just below tail toward outward curve (do not cut shrimp in half).
  2. Press each shrimp open and press slightly to flatten.
  3. Combine cornstarch, salt and cayenne pepper.
  4. Place coconut in a shallow dish.
  5. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  6. Roll shrimp in cornstarch mixture; shake off excess.
  7. Dip shrimp into egg whites, then press into coconut; coating both sides.
  8. Pour all-vegetable oil into a heavy large pot to a depth of 3 inches; heat oil to 350°F
  9. Working in batches, add shrimp to hot oil; cook about 1 minute, or until cooked through.
  10. Carefully transfer shrimp to paper towels to drain.
  12. Combine all ingredients; stir until well blended.