Coconut Shrimps Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 1 pound jumbo shrimps (20-25 count)
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning if desired (Tony Chachere's)
  • 1 cup of shredded coconut
  • Orange Marmalade Orange Dipping Sauce (see the recipe below)
How to cook Coconut Shrimps:
  • In a bowl stir together 1 cup of flour with 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning.
  • In another bowl stir together eggs, milk and 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning.
  • In a third bowl stir together remaining 1/4 cup flour and shredded coconut.
  • Prepare the shrimp by deveining and peeling off the shell back to the tail. Leave the last segment of the shell plus the tail as a handle.
  • Place shrimp in a bowl and season with last remaining 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning.
  • Dip each shrimp first in flour, then in milk-egg wash, and then roll in coconut-flour mixture until coated.
  • Drop shrimp into hot cooking oil and fry until golden brown.
  • Dip in Orange Marmalade Sauce and enjoy!

Orange Marmalade Dipping Sauce Recipe

Orange Marmalade Dipping Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard (with whole-grain mustard seed)
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 dash salt
How to cook Orange Marmalade Dipping Sauce:
    Combine all Ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate for at least one hour.


The Coconut Shrimps recipe easy to prepare and so good!

This recipe for Coconut Shrimps serves/makes: 4

The Coconut Shrimps recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)

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