Posted by Ann on April 21, 1998 at 12:04:21:
Outback Coconut Shrimp Copycat
1 1/2 lb large raw shrimp
1/2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 c cornstarch
1 T salt
1/2 T white pepper
2 T vegetable oil
1 c ice water
oil for deep frying
2 c short shredded coconut
1/2 c orange marmalade
1/4 c Grey Poupon country mustard
1/4 c honey
3-4 drops Tabasco sauce
Peel, devein and wash shrimp. Dry well on paper towels. Set aside.
In a bowl, mix all dry ingredients for batter. Add 2 T oil and ice water. Stir to blend.
To fry: heat oil to 350 in deep fryer or electric skillet.
Spread coconut on a flat pan a little at a time, adding more as needed. Dip shrimp in batter, then roll in coconut.
Fry in hot oil until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Bake at 300 5 minutes to finish cooking of the shrimp.
Serve with sweet & sour sauce or the following sauce: Combine marmalade, Grey Poupon mustard, honey & Tabasco sauce to taste.
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