Deep Fried Coconut Shrimp


Deep Fried Coconut Shrimp


  • Vegetable oil, enough to fry shrimp
  • 3⁄4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs large shrimp, cleaned and deveined


Heat oil in deep fryer or deep skillet to 325°F.

Meanwhile, mix flour, salt, ginger, and pepper. Beat egg whites, just until foamy. Coat shrimp with flour; dip into egg whites.

Pat coconut onto shrimp. Fry, turning once, for about 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.


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