Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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


Submitted by carolmattern

Makes 1 serving



From AllRecipes.com. This crunchy coconut shrimp is baked instead of fried, and so easy! Great for dinner or as an appetizer. 1 serving

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Coconut Shrimp

125 grams Shrimp
0.55 grams Cornstarch
0.5 grams Salt, Table
1 serving Cayenne Pepper
0.5 cup Coconut Meat, Dried (Desiccated), Sweetened, Flaked, Packaged
0.75 large Egg, White

Recipe Directions for Baked Coconut Shrimp

  1. Ingredients

  2. 1/4 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  3. 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  5. 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  6. 1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut

  7. 3/4 egg whites, beaten until foamy

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

  9. 2.Rinse and dry shrimp with paper towels. Mix cornstarch, salt, and cayenne pepper in a shallow bowl; 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.

  10. 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

Fish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 287.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
251
Calories from Fat
97
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.8g
17%
Saturated Fat
10.1g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
245mg
82%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
174mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
19.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
13.8g
Protein
19.9g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* 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
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sugar
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