Easy Coconut Shrimp

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Ingredients

For the shrimp

  •   Vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1 Cup  Japanese panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Cup  unsweetened shredded coconut flakes
  • 2 Cups  shredded coconut
  • egg whites
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  • 3/4 Cups  flour
  • 12  large, uncooked frozen shrimp, peeled and deveined

For the dipping sauce

  • 1/4 Cup  apricot jam
  • 2 Tablespoons  orange juice
  • 1 Teaspoon  Sriracha
  • 1 Tablespoon  rice-wine vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon  soy sauce

Another delicious favorite of our clients who ask for these year-round! Yeah, they’re that awesome… Serve them with our apricot Sriracha dipping sauce.

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Directions

For the shrimp

Heat oil in deep skillet to 325 degrees. In a shallow bowl, combine flour, salt, and ginger. 

In another shallow bowl, combine panko and coconut. 

Beat egg whites, just until foamy. Coat shrimp with flour mixture then dip into egg whites.

Dredge shrimp in coconut panko mixture. Fry, turning once, about 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.

Transfer the shrimp out with a slotted spoon, onto a servingware lined with paper towels.

For the dipping sauce

Combine all ingredients for dipping sauce in a bowl, and chill until ready to use.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

725 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

36%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 221g 340%
  • Carbs 219g 73%
  • Saturated 127g 635%
  • Fiber 40g 158%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 55g
  • Monounsaturated 64g
  • Polyunsaturated 16g
  • Protein 35g 70%
  • Sodium 1,762mg 73%
  • Calcium 210mg 21%
  • Magnesium 229mg 57%
  • Potassium 1,476mg 42%
  • Iron 10mg 53%
  • Zinc 5mg 34%
  • Phosphorus 563mg 80%
  • Vitamin A 39µg 4%
  • Vitamin C 29mg 48%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 18%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 26%
  • Niacin (B3) 3mg 14%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 36%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 56µg 14%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 19mg 94%
  • Vitamin K 1µg 2%
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