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Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Coconut Shrimp battered, rolled in coconut and deep fried shrimp served with a sweet-and-sour sauce.


  • 1 1/2 lb large raw shrimp
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup ice water
  • 2 cups short shredded coconut

Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup Grey Poupon Mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3-4 drops Tabasco sauce


1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

2. Heat oil in deep fryer or electric skillet to 350 degrees F.

3. Prepare dipping sauce: Combine marmalade, mustard, honey and Tabasco sauce; mix well; cover and refrigerate.

4. Peel and devein shrimp; wash well; dry on paper towels; set aside.

5. In medium bowl, combine dry ingredients for batter; whisk well to blend. Add 2 tablespoons oil and ice water; whisk well to blend.

6. Place coconut in shallow dish. Dip shrimp in batter; allow excess to drain off; roll in coconut; fry in hot oil until lightly browned; about 4 minutes. Remove from hot oil and transfer to baking pan; place in preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes to finish cooking.

7. Serve with dipping sauce.

Serves 4-6

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