Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce



Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce

Dive into a tropical paradise with our Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce recipe. This dish is a burst of flavors and textures that will transport you straight to the sunny beaches of the Caribbean. Imagine golden, crispy shrimp coated in a luscious layer of coconut, perfectly complemented by the sweet and tangy mango dipping sauce. It’s a delightful combination that’s easy to make and even easier to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional for a little kick)
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the mango dipping sauce. In a blender, combine the diced mango, Greek yogurt, honey, lime juice, and grated ginger. Blend until smooth, then refrigerate the sauce until it’s time to serve.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs and set them aside. In another shallow bowl, mix the shredded coconut, panko breadcrumbs, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper if you want some heat.
  3. Take each shrimp and coat it in the all-purpose flour, then dip it into the whisked eggs, and finally, coat it in the coconut and breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry the coated shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn golden brown and crispy. Remove them and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  5. Serve the Crispy Coconut Shrimp hot with the mango dipping sauce on the side. Enjoy your tropical delight!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce is a taste of the tropics on your plate. These golden shrimp are paired with a sweet and tangy mango dipping sauce for a delicious treat.

Nutrition: Calories 360 | Fat 15g | Carbs 38g | Protein 18g

Transport your taste buds to an island paradise with this Crispy Coconut Shrimp recipe. The crispy, coconut-crusted shrimp are simply irresistible, and when dipped into the creamy mango sauce, it’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth. Whether you’re serving these as an appetizer at a summer barbecue or as a main course for a special dinner, everyone will be asking for seconds. It’s a dish that brings a taste of the tropics to your table, and we promise, you won’t be able to get enough of it!

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