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Easy Coconut Shrimp

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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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4
Servings
588
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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
  • 3 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

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.

Easy Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
38g
58%
Sugar
14g
N/A
Saturated Fat
31g
100%
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Protein
13g
26%
Carbs
55g
18%
Vitamin A
14µg
2%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
4.2%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.8%
Vitamin C
7mg
12%
Vitamin E
1mg
5%
Vitamin K
0.3µg
0.4%
Calcium
65mg
6%
Fiber
10g
40%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
18µg
5%
Iron
2mg
14%
Magnesium
63mg
16%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
194mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Potassium
411mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9.6%
Sodium
393mg
16%
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
10%