Coconut Shrimp is a very savory dish to eat. It is quite pricey at restaurants, so it’s always better to prepare it at home. After all, home products are the healthiest, and they are according to one’s own liking and taste. The homemade version is also miles better than what you get from outside, if you get the hang of the process. Coconut Shrimp is an appetizing dish that can be used as an appetizer or even as the main course. Basically, to sum it up, it is one heck of a heavenly dish that you will fall in love with the moment you taste it. If you are one of those cooks who don’t know how to make coconut shrimp, read on.
Visit Stage to the Stove, where Chef Michaela Brown describes easy to follow recipes for dishes like this. Follow her recipe on how to make Coconut Shrimp, serve them to your friends and family, and they will be asking for more. It is a dish that is a sure praise earner. And make sure you serve it with delicious chili/ tomato sauce to enhance the experience.
Another good thing about Coconut Shrimp is that they are very quick to make. So make sure you try this out when you are short on time, and are in urgent need of a crowd-appealing dish. It is a must for your menu. You can’t imagine how fast they will disappear from your table when served to the guests!
Many beginner chefs wonder how to make Coconut Shrimp; it’s not quite hard to make this dish. For some, it is actually very easy since it requires less time. But of course, it could get tough sometimes for some people. After all, practice helps us take a step further to perfection. This is a non-comprehensive list of ingredients and directions to make this dish
- Peeled shrimps
- Canola oil / peanut oil
- Cayenne pepper
- Shredded coconut
- Chili sauce (optional) for serving
There are two ways you can prepare this mouth watering dish, one, on the stove, second, in the oven. Basically, these are the directions required on how to make Coconut Shrimp:
- Peel the shrimps
- Mix flour, pepper and salt together in one bowl
- In another bowl, mix cream and eggs
- Fill another bowl with shredded coconut
- Dip the peeled shrimps in each bowl one by one
That was the basic process to prepare shrimps coated with the mixture of flour, eggs, and coconut. After these main steps, it is your decision whether to fry them in oil or bake them in the oven. If you are planning to fry them, lay each shrimp on wax paper or parchment. This prevents the sticking of shrimps. Then fry the shrimps in a deep frying pan. It is your call whether you want to deep fry the shrimps or not. If you are planning to cook the shrimps in oven, apply grease over a metal baking pan and lay the shrimps in it. Make sure the shrimps are not touching each other; otherwise, they may not cook properly.
And there you have it, your very own home-made Coconut Shrimp. Serve them instantly with a sauce of your own choosing.