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Easy Coconut Shrimp with a Kick

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Makes: 3 servings Total Time: 20 min
Category: Appetizers Sub Category: Other Hot Appetizers

what you need
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 18 large shrimp, raw, peeled, deveined (about 1 lb.)
  • Oil (optional)
make it
Combine cornstarch, salt and cayenne in a shallow dish. Beat egg whites in a mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Place coconut in a zipper bag or on a plate.

Make a slit down inner curve of shrimp and press lightly to flatten shrimp. Coat shrimp with cornstarch mixture. Holding each shrimp by the tail dip in egg mixture. Coat shrimp with coconut.

To PAN FRY: Lightly coat pan with oil. Keep on medium heat. Fry about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side.

To BAKE: in a 450 degree oven bake shrimp on a lightly oiled baking sheet for 12-14 minutes or until brown turning once.
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