Shrimp: Coconut Shrimp by Roy

posted by ROY 05-14-101 3:18 AM

Coconut Shrimp

1 pound raw shrimp
Oil for frying
1/4 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1 egg
2 Tbsp light cream
3/4 c coconut
1/3 c bread crumbs

Shell and devein shrimp leaving tails on. Combine flour, salt and dry mustard in one bowl, beat egg and cream in second bowl, in third bowl combine coconut and bread crumbs.

Dip shrimp in flour mixture then in egg mixture then in coconut mixture, coating well. Refrigerate for about 45 min. to chill.

Heat oil in med. size pan. Oil should be about 2 inches deep. When oil is hot fry shrimp a few at a time, turning once, for 2 min. or until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels, keep warm in oven until ready to serve.

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