Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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


Submitted by kacolarusso

Makes 4 servings



Coconut Shrimp wiht Pineapple Dipping Sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Coconut Shrimp

1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh jalapeno pepper
1 lb shrimp
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups sweetened flaked coconut

Recipe Directions for Coconut Shrimp

  1. Make pineapple dipping sauce

  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  4. In a small bowl beat egg whites with a hand mixer until soft peaks form.

  5. Place cornstarch and coconut on two separate plates.

  6. Hold shrimp by the tail and dip and coat the shrimp with cornstarch.

  7. Dip the shrimp in the egg whites and finally in the coconut coating well.

  8. Place shrimp on the cookie sheet and bake for 15-17 minutes or until coconut is a golden brown.

  9. Make sure to turn it once halfway through (around 8 minutes into cooking time) to make sure both sides brown.

  10. Serve with pineapple dipping sauce.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
278
Calories from Fat
132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.7g
23%
Saturated Fat
12.2g
61%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
221mg
74%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
382mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
10.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
26.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 5% Iron 25%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
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