Coconut Shrimp with Dipping Sauce

Coconut Shrimp with Dipping Sauce

Crunchy shrimp with a sweet and sour dipping sauce -- a favorite restaurant appetizer you can make at home!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

14

servings

Coconut Shrimp
14
bamboo or wooden skewers (4 to 6 inch)
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
egg
1
teaspoon water
3/4
cup Progresso® plain panko crispy bread crumbs
3/4
cup shredded coconut
28
uncooked large shrimp (about 1 lb), thawed if frozen, peeled, deveined, tails left on
Dipping Sauce
1/2
cup apricot or peach preserves
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Soak skewers in water for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oven to 400┬░F. Line 15x10-inch baking pan with sides with foil; lightly spray foil with cooking spray.
  2. In shallow dish, stir together flour, curry powder, salt and ground red pepper. In another shallow dish, beat egg and water until blended. In another shallow dish, mix bread crumbs and coconut.
  3. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Coat shrimp with flour mixture. Dip into egg mixture; coat well with crumb mixture.Thread 2 shrimp on each skewer, leaving space between each. Place in pan.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp are pink and coating begins to brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients.
  5. Serve shrimp with sauce for dipping.
Makes 14 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
For a tropical main dish, serve shrimp on a salad of baby greens with tropical fruit and a citrus vinaigrette.
How-To
To devein peeled shrimp, run a sharp knife down the back of the shrimp and lift the sandy-colored vein from the shrimp. Rinse to remove any excess vein.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 145mg;
  • Sodium 390mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.