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Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp Recipe for Two

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp is a delicious flavor sensation with sweet coconut, crunchy Panko Japanese bread crumbs, and beer batter fried to crispy golden brown perfection! 

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We enjoyed ours with regular Shrimp Cocktail Sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce, and crispy french fries. You could use any sauce recipe you like.

Need something to go with it? Try this Tomato Peach Salsa and tortilla chips or this Potato Salad for Two.

How to make Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp:

Using a fish filet knife, butterfly the shrimp. Click for filet knife.

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Sprinkle the shrimp with salt and pepper to taste.

raw shrimp sprinkled with pepper on a plate

Add about 1/2 an inch of oil to an electric skillet and preheat to 375 F (190 C). Click for a 16 inch electric skillet.

In a small bowl mix together the Panko and shredded coconut.

coconut and panko mixture in a bowl

In another bowl add the flour, baking powder, salt, egg and beer. Mix together until well combined.

beer, flour, baking powder, salt, and egg batter in a bowl

Dip the shrimp in the beer batter mixture.

dipping shrimp into beer batter

Then coat the shrimp with the Panko and coconut mixture.

dipping shrimp into coconut panko mixture

Repeat with the remaining shrimp.

coconut and beer battered raw shrimp on a plate

Deep fry the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown. Flip over half way through, then drain on paper towels.

beer battered coconut shrimp deep frying in a pan

Serve and enjoy!

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp Recipe for Two

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Yield: 2 servings

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp

Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp is a delicious flavor sensation with sweet coconut, crunchy Panko Japanese bread crumbs, and beer batter fried to crispy golden brown perfection!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes

Ingredients

Shrimp:

  • 1/2 pound raw shrimp (deveined and peeled)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Beer Batter:

  • 1/2 cup Panko Japanese bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut (can use unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small egg
  • 1/2 cup beer

Instructions

  1. Butterfly the shrimp with a fish filet knife. Click for a fish filet knife.
  2. Sprinkle the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  3. Add about 1/2 an inch of oil to an electric skillet and preheat to 375 F (190 C). Click for a 16 inch electric skillet.
  4. In a small bowl mix together the Panko and shredded coconut.
  5. In another bowl add the flour, baking powder, salt, egg and beer. Mix together until well combined.
  6. Place the shrimp in the beer batter mixture and then coat with the Panko mixture. Repeat with remaining shrimp.
  7. Deep fry the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown. Flip over halfway through, then drain on paper towels.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 476 Saturated Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 367mg Sodium: 1905mg Carbohydrates: 41g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 2g Protein: 32g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Veronica
    April 20, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    These look so delicious! I will definitely be making them for my husband! He loves shrimp! What a fun date night dinner, too. Thanks for the recipe!

    • Reply
      Zona
      April 21, 2019 at 8:49 am

      Thank you Veronica! I hope you enjoy the shrimp and your date night 🙂

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