Coconut Fried Shrimp

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2
    egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 13
  • oil, for deep-fat frying
  • 1
    (12 ounce) jar pineapple preserves
  • 1
    tablespoon pina colada nonalcoholic drink mix, thawed
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butterfly shrimp by cutting the inner curve of the shrimp deeply, but not all the way through.
  • Press to flatten on your cutting board.
  • Dredge the shrimp in the flour, shaking off excess.
  • Then dip into the egg whites and then into the coconut.
  • Fry shrimp in a deep fat fryer or deep skillet, a few at a time, for 1-1.5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain on a clean paper bag.
  • To make dipping sauce, warm the preserves in a small skillet until it melts, and stir in pina colada mix.
  • Serve warm dipping sauce with fried shrimp.
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