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Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Trentmann
Added: Thursday, June 2, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 pound large raw shrimp
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon white pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup ice water
oil for deep frying
2 cups short shredded coconut
1/2 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup Grey Poupon country mustard
1/4 cup honey
4 drops Tabasco sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Peel, devein and wash shrimp. Dry well on paper towels. Set aside. In a bowl, mix all dry ingredients for batter. Add 2 Tbsp oil and ice water. Stir to blend. To fry: heat oil to 350 in deep fryer or electric skillet. Spread coconut on a flat pan a little at a time, adding more as needed. Dip shrimp in batter, then roll in coconut. Fry in hot oil until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Bake at 300 5 minutes to finish cooking of the shrimp. Serve with sweet and sour sauce or the following sauce: Combine marmalade, Grey Poupon mustard, honey and Tabasco sauce to taste.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If possible, buy peeled and deveined shrimp- it will save a lot of time.

 

 

 

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