Florida Coconut Shrimp

  • 1 pound shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups dried grated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon cayenne
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

Mix 3/4 cup flour, egg, baking powder and beer together into a medium bowl with a wire whisk.  Mix other ingredients together in separate bowl to make coating mix.
Dip shrimp individually into the batter and then roll in the coating.
Deep-fry.  Allow to drain on paper towel.

Serve with various dips: . honey-soy sauce-Tabasco, honey  mustard,
or orange marmalade and ginger.

©2002 Rick McDaniel

1 Comment so far »

  1. Angel said

    June 3 2011 @ 7:35 pm

    how long do you fry them for?

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