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Super crispy and sweet coconut shrimp with a spicy chilled pineapple sauce.

Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Pineapple Sauce


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 1x
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Ingredients

Shrimp:

  • 12 oz. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tail on
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes

Sauce:

  • 1 can (8 oz.) pineapple chunks, with juice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne

Instructions

  1. Blend all the ingredients for the sauce together and chill for 30 minutes
  2. Pat the shrimp dry and season with salt and pepper
  3. Combine the panko with coconut flakes and mix well
  4. Dust the shrimp in the flour, dip it in the egg and coat fully and then coat with coconut mixture
  5. Repeat with remaining shrimp
  6. Over medium heat, heat up oil until hot and fry the shrimp in batches until light golden brown
  7. Drain on paper towels
  8. Let it rest for 10 minutes then dish and serve with chilled pineapple sauce

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