Crunchy Coconut Shrimp With Sweet Orange Marmalade Sauce

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

Dazzle your party guests with homemade coconut shrimp - succulent tail-on shrimp are wrapped in a crunchy coconut and shredded wheat coating, fried until golden brown and served with a tangy Key West-inspired orange and lime sauce. Irrestible, so be sure to make lots!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. DIP: Place all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth and place mixture in a small serving bowl; set aside.
  2. SHRIMP: Melt enough shortening or oil to equal 2-inches in a deep frying pan or use and electric deep fryer heated to 365°F.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine flour, cornstarch, jerk seasoning, and paprika. Pour coconut milk in a second bowl. In a third shallow dish, combine the crushed shredded wheat and coconut. Layout cooling racks and place waxed paper underneath to catch drippings.
  4. Hold each shrimp by the tail, coat with flour mixture, dip into coconut milk then into crushed shredded wheat mixture. Place shrimp on rack and repeat process until all shrimp are done.
  5. Fry 6-8 shrimp are at a time for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  6. NOTE: Shrimp may be prepared in advance and frozen for up to 2 weeks. To serve, defrost slightly and re-crisp in the oven at 375°F.

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