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Baked Coconut Shrimp

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Baked Coconut Shrimp
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 31
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Shredded coconut lends a crunchy and chewy texture to the coating for tender baked shrimp.
Updated Sep 13, 2015

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 lb uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp (31 to 35), thawed if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, mix apricot preserves, 1 tablespoon lime juice and the mustard. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, just until preserves are melted. Refrigerate while making shrimp.
  • 2
    Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray rack in broiler pan with cooking spray.
  • 3
    In shallow bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, salt and red pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon lime juice. In third shallow bowl, place coconut.
  • 4
    Coat each shrimp with flour mixture, then dip each side into egg mixture and coat well with coconut. Place on rack in broiler pan. Drizzle with butter.
  • 5
    Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm and coating is beginning to brown. Serve with preserves mixture.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Prepare the shrimp up to 2 hours ahead of time. Refrigerate covered, and bake just before serving.
  • tip 2
    Serve these terrific low-fat appetizers with purchased cocktail sauce.

Nutrition

60 Calories, 2g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
20
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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