Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Dip
Dive into a tropical paradise with every crunchy bite of our Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Dip. This delightful recipe combines succulent shrimp coated in a golden, crispy coconut crust, paired with a luscious sweet dip that perfectly balances the savory notes. Whether you’re hosting a beachside soirée or simply want to infuse your dinner with a taste of the exotic, this dish will transport your taste buds straight to the shores of paradise.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- Preheat your oil in a deep fryer or heavy-bottomed pot to 350°F (175°C).
- In three separate bowls, set up your breading station. In one bowl, mix the flour, paprika, and salt. In another, place the beaten eggs. In the third bowl, combine the shredded coconut and breadcrumbs.
- Hold each shrimp by the tail, dredge it in the flour mixture, dip it into the eggs, and then coat it with the coconut-breadcrumb mixture. Press gently to adhere.
- Carefully place the coated shrimp into the preheated oil and fry for about 2-3 minutes, or until the coating turns golden brown and the shrimp is cooked through.
- Use a slotted spoon to transfer the shrimp to a plate lined with paper towels, allowing excess oil to drain.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Dip is a tropical delight featuring succulent shrimp coated in a crispy coconut crust, served with a sweet and savory dip.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 22g
Indulge in the essence of the tropics with each mouthwatering bite of our Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Dip. The combination of textures, from the perfectly crisp coconut coating to the tender shrimp inside, offers a symphony of flavors that instantly transports you to a beachside paradise. As you dip each piece into the accompanying sweet dip, you’ll experience a harmonious blend of salty and sugary notes that dance on your palate. Whether served as a delectable appetizer at your next gathering or as an exotic main course, this recipe is a culinary journey worth savoring. Elevate your dining experience and let the flavors of the sea and the sweetness of the dip whisk you away to a world of pure delight.