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    The Best Coconut Shrimp Ever

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    31 mins

    30 mins

    1 min

    Michele Lee's Note:

    Got this recipe from a Family Circle magazine years ago. I am so glad I found it, it is one of my favorite recipes and is always a hit!! Note: Servings and yields are estimated as it depends on what size shrimp you use.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-10

    Yield:

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    Units: US | Metric

    Dipping Sauce

    Coconut Shrimp

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dipping Sauce:.
    2. 2
      In small bowl combine all ingredients. Stir till smooth. If makeing ahead of time and refrigerating, return to room temp before serving.
    3. 3
      Coconut Shrimp:. Buy shrimp cleaned and with the tails Left On --
    4. 4
      1. Rinse shrimp in cool water and pat dry.
    5. 5
      2. In food processor, combine almonds and 2/3 cup of coconut. Pulse till finely ground.
    6. 6
      3. In medium size shallow dish, blend together almond-coconut mixture, remaining coconut and flour.
    7. 7
      4. In small bowl whisk together eggs and salt. Set up assembly line for coating shrimp.
    8. 8
      5.Dip a few pieces in eggs, allowing excess to drip back in bowl. Then coat in in coconut mixture gently pressing with hands to help it adhere.
    9. 9
      6. Place on waxed paper lined bakeing sheet. At this point You can cover in plastic wrap and store till ready to fry. (I have done it to this point about 5 hours in advance with no problems).
    10. 10
      7. Heat oil to 375 degrees on deep fry thermometer, if you don't have a thermometer, fry a 1 inch bread cube. It should crisp up golden brown in 30 - 40 seconds.
    11. 11
      8. Fry shrimp a few at a time, 1 to 2 minutes, till golden brown.
    12. 12
      9. Remove with slotted spoon and let drain on paper towels.
    13. 13
      Serve warm shrimp with dipping sauce and Enjoy!

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    Nutritional Facts for The Best Coconut Shrimp Ever

    Serving Size: 1 (76 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 308.4
     
    Calories from Fat 155
    50%
    Total Fat 17.2 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 8.7 g
    43%
    Cholesterol 60.9 mg
    20%
    Sodium 461.4 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.6 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 13.2 g
    52%
    Protein 7.2 g
    14%

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