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Coconut Shrimp


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Ingredients

4 cups sweetened flaked coconut (10 oz)
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup beer (not dark)
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 large egg
48 medium shrimp (approx. 1 1/2 lb)- peeled and deveined, leaving tail in tact
vegetable oil for frying


Coarsely chop the coconut and combine with the panko breadcrumbs.


Put half of the mixture in a shallow bowl or pie plate.


Whisk together flour, beer, baking soda, salt, cayenne, and egg in a small bowl until smooth. (If batter is too thick, thin it out with a little more beer)


Heat oil over moderately high heat until it registers 350°F.


While oil is heating, coat shrimp:


Hold 1 shrimp by tail and dip into batter, letting excess drip off, then dredge in coconut mixture, coating completely and pressing gently to help adhere.


Transfer to a plate and coat remaining shrimp in same manner, adding remaining coconut mixture to bowl as needed.


Fry shrimp in oil until golden.


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Notes

Super easy recipe. My husband (who doesn't cook)made this for our family and it turned out great!

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