Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Coconut Shrimp recipe? Learn how to make Baked Coconut Shrimp using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by carlynhow

Makes 4 servings



This crunchy coconut shrimp is baked instead of fried, and so easy! Great for dinner or as an appetizer. Serve with orange marmalade for dipping. From allrecipes.com

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Coconut Shrimp

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/3 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cups sweetened coconut
3 egg whites, beaten until foamy

Recipe Directions for Baked Coconut Shrimp

  1. 1.Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. 2.Rinse and dry shrimp with paper towels. Mix cornstarch, salt, and cayenne pepper in a shallow bow; pour coconut flakes in a separate shallow bowl. Working with one shrimp at a time, dredge it in the cornstarch mixture, then dip it in the egg white, and roll it in the coconut, making sure to coat the shrimp well. Place on the prepared baking sheet, and repeat with the remaining shrimp.

  3. 3.Bake the shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center and the coconut is browned, 15 to 20 minutes, flipping the shrimp halfway through.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 190.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
11.9g
60%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
162mg
54%
Sodium
773mg
32%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
18.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
25.4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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