Main Dishes

 

COCONUT BATTER SHRIMP

 

MAKES 4 TO 6 SERVINGS

 

Ingredients

 

2 pounds medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 cups unsifted flour

2 ¼ teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

¾ teaspoon baking soda

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 (15-ounce) can Coco Lopez ® Cream of Coconut

1 (3 ½ ounce) can flaked coconut

   Vegetable oil

 

Instructions

 

Pat shrimp dry; coat with ½ cup flour. In large bowl, combine remaining 1 ½ cups flour,

baking powder, salt and baking soda. Stir in lemon juice, cream of coconut and

flaked coconut; mix well. Dip shrimp into batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown;

drain on paper towels. Serve with dipping sauces. Refrigerate leftovers.