Crispy Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Milena Kukurekovic

We all know coconut shrimp is a delectable summer appetizer, but did you know it's also really simple to make yourself? AND easier than ever to serve at your next event thanks to our bamboo steamer bowls? This crispy coconut shrimp recipe with orange marmalade dipping sauce will have your guests happy they RSVP'd. Each steamer fits one serving (3 pieces) of shrimp, so it's great for guests to grab and go. They're the perfect size to hold, and the lid fits nicely underneath to collect crumbs that fall through the steamer grate. You have to give these cute bamboo steamers a try! Your guests might just ask to take one home with them even after all the shrimp have been devoured.

What you need:

Crispy Coconut Shrimp

  • 1/4 tsp ground red better
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined

Orange Marmalade Sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp whole grain mustard
  • 1/4 tsp ground red better

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Crispy Coconut Shrimp

  • Combine ground red pepper, flour, and salt in a large plastic bag.
  • Whisk egg whites together with 2 Tbsp water in a shallow dish.
  • Mix panko, coconut, and oil in a separate dish.
  • Place shrimp in a bag with flour mixture and shake to coat. Dip shrimp in egg mixture, and then roll in coconut mixture.
  • Coat baking rack with cooking spray. Put shrimp on the rack and bake at 375 degrees for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown.

Orange Marmalade Sauce
  • Stir orange marmalade, lemon juice, whole grain mustard, and 1/4 tsp ground red pepper in a bowl.
  • Place 3 shrimp in each bamboo steamer and close the lid. Divide the sauce among the mini cube cups.
  • Stack shrimp steamers to create a display and pair with fun cocktail napkins.

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