Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa



Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Picture yourself on a tropical beach, the sun setting in the distance, and a gentle breeze in the air. What’s missing? A delightful dish that captures the essence of the tropics, just like our Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa. This recipe is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, combining the crunchiness of coconut shrimp with the refreshing sweetness of mango salsa.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • For Mango Salsa:
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oil in a deep fryer or large, deep skillet to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In three separate bowls, place the flour in one, beaten eggs in the second, and a mixture of shredded coconut and panko breadcrumbs in the third.
  3. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, then dredge each shrimp in the flour, dip into the egg, and coat with the coconut and breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Carefully place the coated shrimp into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per batch. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  5. For the mango salsa, gently combine diced mangoes, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  6. Serve the crispy coconut shrimp hot, accompanied by the refreshing mango salsa.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Crispy coconut shrimp paired with vibrant mango salsa creates a tropical paradise on your plate. Enjoy the crunchiness of the shrimp and the burst of flavors from the sweet and tangy salsa.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 380, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 50g, Protein: 20g

Picture yourself indulging in this delightful dish, the crispy coconut shrimp tempting your taste buds, and the mango salsa adding a zesty tropical flair. It’s not just a recipe; it’s a culinary journey to paradise, bringing the taste of the tropics to your table. So, gather your ingredients, embark on this flavorful adventure, and savor every bite of your homemade Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa.

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