Fried Jumbo Shrimp

Fried Jumbo Shrimp


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Shrimp is usually a fancy appetizer, but frying them makes it a perfect snack for any time or occasion!

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Time needed

25 min preparation + 15 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

6 servings


  • ½ cup flour
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • Vegetable oil

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Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Add the water and whisk until the mixture is smooth. Set aside the batter for 15 minutes. Combine the coconut and breadcrumbs in a large shallow bowl. Dip the shrimp in the batter and coat in the coconut mixture before frying the shrimp in oil for 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve.

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