Baked Coconut Shrimp |  Perfectly juicy on the inside with just the right amount of coconut on the outside to lend a nice crunchy shrimp.  Now I can be at ease when eating my favorite shrimp.  Unlike the deep fried version this one is baked and trust me when I say you won’t miss the grease!

Baked Coconut Shrimp |  Perfectly juicy on the inside with just the right amount of coconut on the outside to lend a nice crunchy shrimp.

I usually serve this for dinner but this Baked Coconut Shrimp makes the perfect appetizer for hungry game watchers or a dinner party.  When you serve your guests this shrimp they will know this is going to be a great party!

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 18 uncooked jumbo shrimp
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • non stick cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Place a wire cooling rack on top of a baking sheet, spray with non stick cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Peel and vein shrimp.
  4. In a shallow dish, combine the cornstarch, salt and cayenne; set aside.
  5. Add eggs to another shallow dish.
  6. Using a fork whip until broken up and combined.
  7. Put coconut into another shallow dish.
  8. Coat shrimp with cornstarch mixture; dip into eggs, then coat with coconut.
  9. Place on prepared wire rack.
  10. Spray the tops of the shrimp with non stick cooking spray.
  11. Bake 15 minutes.
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Baked Coconut Shrimp |  Perfectly juicy on the inside with just the right amount of coconut on the outside to lend a nice crunchy shrimp.

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Comments

Baked Coconut Shrimp — 5 Comments

  1. This looks good,I like your recipes here.I followed you from the foodie blog roll and I’d love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this prawn widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about recipes for jumbo shrimps or prawns,Thanks!

  2. I am so excited that we can get the gulf shrimp again. Your coconut shrimp looks wonderful and I am certainly going to try you Apricot Pineapple Salsa. The whole dish looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week. Have a very special week end!

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