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Florida-Style Coconut Shrimp



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (20m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Florida seafood recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a shallow bowl, place the flour.
  2. 2.In another shallow bowl, beat the eggs.
  3. 3.In a third shallow bowl, place the shredded coconut.
  4. 4.Dip each shrimp into the flour, then into the beaten eggs, and finally coat with shredded coconut.
  5. 5.In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  6. 6.Fry the coated shrimp in batches for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  7. 7.Remove the shrimp from the skillet and drain on paper towels.
  8. 8.In a small bowl, mix together the sweet chili sauce, mayonnaise, lime juice, and sriracha sauce to make the dipping sauce.
  9. 9.Serve the coconut shrimp with lime wedges and the tangy dipping sauce.
  10. 10.Enjoy the taste of Florida!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, try adding a sprinkle of chili powder to the shredded coconut.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to pat the shrimp dry before coating with flour, as this helps the coconut adhere better.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a spicier dipping sauce, add more sriracha sauce to taste.
  • chevron_rightServe the coconut shrimp with a side of fresh mango salsa for a complete tropical meal.