Fried Coconut Shrimp with Green Curry Sauce

Fried coconut shrimp is probably among some of my favorite foods. Sweet, salty, crunchy and dipped in this green curry sauce just takes it to the next level.

Yield: 3 Servings

Fried Coconut Shrimp with Green Curry Sauce

Prep time: 20 MinCook time: 5 MinTotal time: 25 Min

Ingredients

Shrimp
  • 1 pound Jumbo Shrimp (8-12 count), peeled (tails left on), deveined, and butterflied
  • 1 cup AP flour, divided
  • Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Beer (any kind you like to drink)
  • 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup Sweetened Shredded Coconut
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
Green Curry Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Green Curry Paste
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Lime, juiced and zested
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced

Instructions

Shrimp
  1. Season shrimp with salt.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot big enough for frying. (You need enough oil so that the shrimp are fully covered by the oil when frying.)
  3. Place 1/2 cup of AP flour in a baking dish or container big enough to coat the shrimp in a single layer.
  4. Whisk the other 1/2 cup of flour, egg, beer, and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  5. Combine and Panko and coconut in another baking dish or container big enough to coat the shrimp in a single layer.
  6. Dredge the shrimp in the flour, then dip in the beer batter, and coat in the Panko coconut mixture.
  7. Repeats these steps for each shrimp and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. Once the oil reaches 350F, place 4-5 shrimp at a time in the fryer.
  9. Fry until golden brown and the shrimp have curled in slightly (about 3-4 minutes).
  10. Allow the fried shrimp to drain on paper towels before serving.
Green Curry Sauce
  1. Whisk ingredients together and serve with the fried shrimp.

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